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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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In the afternoon Jake and I went to Beit Ummer north of Hebron to document a second house demolition which had taken place yesterday.
Built without a permit, it has not received a demolition order.
They have refused to move to the city despite the demolition of three homes.
In the evening the team brainstormed the possibility of setting up a "Tent for Lent" in Hebron to dramatize the plight of families left homeless by the Israeli demolition policy.