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noun [countable/uncountable] demolition pronunciation in British English /ˌdeməˈlɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singulardemolition
pluraldemolitions

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  1. 1
    the deliberate destruction of a building

    The church is due for demolition next year.

  2. 2
    informal an easy defeat in a game or competition

    the 4–0 demolition of the home team

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