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demolition

[‚dem·ə′lish·ən]
(civil engineering)
The act or process of tearing down a building or other structure.
(ordnance)
Destroying a structure or an area by the use of explosives.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Demolition

The intentional destruction of all or a part of a structure; may include removal of structural elements, partitions, mechanical equipment, and electrical equipment and wiring.
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What does it mean when you dream about demolition?

A sense of major changes in one’s life, for better or for worse. A breakdown of old ways of doing things. Alternatively, a sense of being scattered and chaotic.

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demolition

The systematic destruction of a building, all or in part.
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One Category II heritage building off Peel Avenue was already demolished to make way for the IMC project with three remaining buildings being earmarked for demolition.
The Israeli forces then moved to Shaikh Jarah where the bulldozers demolished the roof of the house owned by Abdul Rahim Sab Laban.
"We'll be keeping a close eye on the situation to make sure the site is demolished and developed in a way that is beneficial for the Benwell area."
However, footnote 2 suggests that when leasehold improvements are demolished by a new lessee to make way for his own occupancy, the unrecovered cost of the demolished leasehold improvements should be deducted over the term of the new lease.
The enforcement team have demolished a few illegal constructions from both sides of the roads from Kalma Chowk to Dera Chowk and took the material into custody while final warning have been given to shopkeepers.
On 7/3/2019, owner of the house, Haj Walid Zreina told PNN that the authorities and the courts handed him a notification that he would demolish the house of his brother Ayman Rizq Zerina and his three sons Rizq, Muhammad and Saleh Zerina, which consists of two floors and four apartments before 10 April.
'The county had issued us with a notice to demolish our stalls by end of November last year which has since expired.
'Had there been any problem in land record, previous governments would have demolished them,' he said, demanding the government verify property documents with revenue records and demolish only those shops which had no record.
'An appeal was made by the government to demolish houses.
Ramallah, June 24 (Petra) -- Israeli occupation forces Sunday forced a Palestinian citizen from the village of Um Namila in Negev, within the green line, to demolish his home, Arab Joint List in Negev said in a statement.
Earlier on Tuesday, the municipality demolished four other structures and forced a Palestinian to demolish his own wooden cottage in Ein al-Loza neighborhood in Silwan town, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, also under the pretext of unlicensed construction.
The RAK Municipality has lately been conducting a large scale campaign to demolish such structures all over the emirate which has just implemented the New Municipal Construction Law.