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run-down

adjective ( also rundown)
 
 
/ˌrʌnˈdaʊn/
PROPERTY used to describe a building or area that is in poor condition: a rundown building/hotel/house The office building was rundown, so the rents were low. a rundown area/neighbourhood/town
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