tear sth down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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tear sth down

phrasal verb with tear uk   /teər/  us   /ter/ verb (tore, torn)
C2 to ​intentionallydestroy a ​building or other ​structure because it is not being used or it is not ​wanted any more: They're going to ​tear down the ​oldhospital and ​build a new one.
(Definition of tear sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tear sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 推倒,拆毁…
in Turkish yıkmak, yerle bir etmek…
in Russian сносить (здание)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推倒,拆毀…
in Polish burzyć coś, wyburzyć coś…
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