derelict


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derelict

1. falling into ruins; neglected; dilapidated
2. a person abandoned or neglected by society; a social outcast or vagrant
3. property deserted or abandoned by an owner, occupant, etc.
4. Nautical a vessel abandoned at sea

Derelict

Land or buildings that have been deserted or abandoned, or damaged by serious neglect or other processes, which in their existing state are unsightly and incapable of use without restoration or renovation or other treatment.

derelict

[′der·ə‚likt]
(navigation)
Any property abandoned at sea, often of sufficient size as to constitute a menace to navigation; especially an abandoned vessel.
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There had been a fire to a two-storey derelict farmhouse, approximately 15x10m.
The majority of people we spoke to at the event welcomed our proposals to regenerate this derelict site and provide new job opportunities for local people.
A design statement prepared by Birmingham-based transport consultancy Phil Jones Associates said: "The site has been vacant for a number of years and is occupied by three buildings which are partially derelict.
Emergency services were forced to close the High Street between Harborne Park Road and Station Road after debris and rubble from the derelict pub were scattered across the pavements and carriageway.
Delphine Gan Lee (Party-list, AGRI) made the proposal in House Bill 5249, to be known as Abandoned Motor Vehicle Act of 2014, which seeks to govern abandoned and derelict motor vehicles.
The derelict building that suddenly collapsed on Sunday afternoon - narrowly missing a passing car - was under private ownership and had been due to be demolished.
The world's oceans and waterways are in danger from derelict fishing gear and marine debris.
Id In the derelict manor house dubbed Red Dress Manor, there is still a photograph of the last owner wearing the striking dress that gives the house its name.
Gardai uncovered cartridges in the derelict building on Palace Crescent which they collected for evidence.
The charge relates to the discovery of the body of 14-year old Simon Martin at a derelict property in Sunderland, on May 26, 1990.
The schemes involved varied from small infill sites to the refurbishment of a derelict section of the internationally-renowned Grade 2* listed Byker estate.
The Government is introducing them to Britain and aims to hold the festivals in derelict industrial and urban areas ripe for reclamation in the hope the site can be used for housing or factories afterwards.