Meaning of “vandalize” in the English Dictionary

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"vandalize" in British English

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vandalizeverb [ T ]

UK usually vandalise uk /ˈvæn.dəl.aɪz/ us /ˈvæn.dəl.aɪz/

to intentionally damage property belonging to other people:

When I got back, my car had been vandalized.
Bored teenagers went around vandalizing phoneboxes.

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(Definition of “vandalize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)