Meaning of “derelict” in the English Dictionary

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us /ˈder·əˌlɪkt/

derelict adjective (IN BAD CONDITION)

(of buildings or equipment) not cared for and in bad condition

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)