derelict Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"derelict" in British English

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derelictadjective

uk   us   /ˈder.ə.lɪkt/
Derelict ​buildings or ​places are not ​cared for and are in ​badcondition: a derelict ​site The ​theatre has been ​left to stand/​lie derelict.

derelictnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈder.ə.lɪkt/ formal
a ​person who has no ​home or ​money and often ​livesoutside
(Definition of derelict from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"derelict" in American English

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derelictadjective

 us   /ˈder·əˌlɪkt/

derelict adjective (IN BAD CONDITION)

(of ​buildings or ​equipment) not ​cared for and in ​badcondition

derelictnoun [C]

 us   /ˈder·əˌlɪkt/

derelict noun [C] (PERSON)

a ​person with no ​home, ​job, or ​money who often ​lives on the ​streets
(Definition of derelict from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “derelict”
in Spanish abandonado, en ruinas…
in Vietnamese bị bỏ hoang…
in Malaysian terbiar…
in Thai ถูกทอดทิ้ง…
in French abandonné…
in German aufgeben…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失修的,破败的, 废弃的…
in Turkish metruk, terkedilmiş bina/yer…
in Russian заброшенный…
in Indonesian yang ditinggalkan, terlantar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失修的,破舊的, 廢棄的…
in Polish zrujnowany, opuszczony…
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