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noun 
  1. The act of dilapidating, or the state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined, or squandered.
  2. Ecclesiastical waste; impairing of church property by an incumbent, through neglect or by intention.
  3. The pulling down of a building, or suffering it to fall or be in a state of decay.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: verslechtering
  • French: délabrement
  • German: Baufí¤lligkeit
  • Italian: dilapidazione
  • Spanish: dilapidación
Etymology: Derived from Latin dilapidatio, from dilapidare, literally meaning "to destroy with stones", from dis (intensive) + lapidare, "to stone" from lapis, "stone"


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