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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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