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  • adj. Common misspelling of dilapidated.


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  • At times the camera panned out to show a towering gold-colored monument in front of the building, showing a fist crushing a fighter jet with an American flag on it – a view that also gave the strange image of Gadhafi speaking alone from behind a podium in the building's delapidated lobby, with no audience in front of him.

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  • Even if he wanted to camp out by a railroad station, most of the ones in his state are delapidated. lbw

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  • Open your eyes and look around at all the empty buildings, apts., and homes that are gettn more delapidated by the day ..

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  • And working on the BBC Restoration thing five years ago I curiously saw the backside of an unrestored burgundy example poking out of a delapidated garage near Exeter.

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  • The water lapped around my feet on the towpath, my only companion a dog barking away behind a delapidated fence.

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  • As you drive down the streets today you cannot help but notice around half the houses have brand spanking new roofs and windows, whilst the other half look delapidated in their original old condition.


  • One amazing area was a delapidated Chinese section with dragon and all.

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  • Kevin is in the process of restoring a delapidated 3-story building into an art space: gallery, studios, cafe, bar.

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  • Cholera has exploded across the country, as the nation's delapidated infrastructure has left sewage flowing openly in the streets while drinking water goes untreated.

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  • Also, most of the city buses in Guadalajara are delapidated affairs with bald tires and brakes that haven´t been re-lined since the turn of the century.

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