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run-downadjective

uk   us   /ˌrʌnˈdaʊn/
Run-down ​buildings or ​areas are in very ​badcondition: a run-down ​building/​cemetery [after verb] tired and not ​healthy, ​especially because of ​working too much: My ​doctor said I was ​looking run-down.
(Definition of run-down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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run-downadjective

 us   /ˈrʌnˈdɑʊn/
weak or in ​badcondition: an ​old run-down ​factory She was run-down, ​thin, with no ​appetite.
(Definition of run-down from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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run down

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run)
to gradually end an organization's, industry's, etc. ​operations: be run down The country's ​nuclearindustry is being ​run down.run sth down The ​president had promised to ​run down all military ​operations in the ​region. The ​farm was a lot of ​work, but he did not want to ​let it ​run down.
to gradually use up a ​supply of something until it has all gone: run sth down We've been ​running down our ​stock of the old ​model to make ​room for the new one. If you ​leave it ​switched on ​overnight the ​battery will ​run down.

run-downadjective

(also rundown) uk   us   /ˌrʌnˈdaʊn/
PROPERTY used to describe a ​building or ​area that is in ​poorcondition: a rundown building/hotel/house The ​officebuilding was rundown, so the ​rents were ​low. a rundown ​area/​neighbourhood/town

run-downnoun [S]

(also rundown)  us   /ˈrʌnˌdaʊn/
a quick description of a ​situation, ​idea, etc. that explains the ​mainpoints: a rundown of sth The ​following is a rundown of our most recent ​deals. He gave us a run-down of the company's ​financialsituation.
ECONOMICS the ​process of making a ​business or ​industrysmaller or of ​ending its ​operations completely: the rundown of sth The ​region has been battered by the rundown of the coal and ​steelindustries. The ​partyaccuses the Prime Minister of ​promoting the rundown of ​manufacturingemployment.
(Definition of run down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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