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demolishing

di mo li shing

  • n  complete destruction of a building
  • v  destroy completely
  • v  humiliate or depress completely
  • v  defeat soundly

  • Though now independent, Singapore honored its defense commitments by sending half of its two-battalion army to replace a Malaysian detachment in Borneo, thus demolishing whatever .
  • So many people have left Halle, in fact, that the city is demolishing scores of vacant apartment blocks.
  • And it would take an average of 65 years for the reduced carbon emissions from a new energy-efficient home to make up for the resources lost by demolishing an old one.
News & Articles

  • PreservationWatch: SaMo Civic Auditorium: Santa Monica was considering demolishing...
    Santa Monica was considering demolishing its money-losing, '50s-era Civic Auditorium after it closes on June 30, but it will live for now. The city council this week decided to create an advisory council to search for $50 million to...
    June 13, 2013 - Curbed LA
  • Tech Park deconstruction, round 3
    The board of the Little Rock Technology Park , which two years ago thought that by now it would be demolishing 30 acres of neighborhood between the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, talked today about getting something small up and running quickly to take advantage of what board chair Mary Good called start-up "momentum in Central Arkansas ...
    June 13, 2013 - Arkansas Times
  • Hughie Fury back in action Saturday, vows to break Mike Tyson’s record as the youngest world heavyweight champion ever
    Just one week after demolishing the Ladislav Kovarik inside one round, 18-year-old heavyweight Hughie Fury (5-0, 4 KOs) next faces journryman Tomas Mrazek (7-40-6, 5 KOs) in Norwich, England this Saturday. The bout will be Hughie’s first six-rounder.
    June 11, 2013 - Fightnews.com
Quotes

  • Saeb Erekat in Las Vegas Sun
    Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat responded that if Netanyahu really wanted such talks, "he wouldn't make decisions like demolishing Palestinian houses."
  • Avi Dichter in USA Today
    Demolishing a terrorist's house after an attack is the best deterrent,said Public Security Minister Avi Dichter.
  • Ricky Ponting in Daily News & Analysis
    We are probably not demolishing sides like we might have two years ago, but we're grinding teams down and winning Test matches, and we're doing it well,Ponting was quoted as saying in the Sydney Morning Herald on Wednesday.

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