Demolition Definition

dĕmə-lĭshən, dēmə-
demolitions
noun
demolitions
A demolishing or being demolished; often specif., destruction by explosives.
Webster's New World
Explosives, especially when designed or used as weapons.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Demolition

Noun

Singular:
demolition
Plural:
demolitions

Origin of Demolition

  • French démolition from Latin dēmōlītiō dēmōlītiōn- from dēmōlīrī to demolish demolish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French demolition, from Latin dēmōlītiō "a tearing down".

    From Wiktionary

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