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1An act of completely dismantling something:‘an engine teardown’
- 1.1 A house in good repair bought for the express purpose of demolishing it and building a larger one on the same plot:‘a $2 million teardown’
- 1.2 An act of demolishing a teardown house:‘every teardown has an impact on the look and feel of a community’
- ‘Based on Greenwich demolition applications submitted since July 1, Mr. Marr projects 35 percent fewer residential teardowns will happen in his city this year.’
- ‘Larger building systems will also require significant setup and teardown and may require modifications to existing building systems.’
- 1.1 A house in good repair bought for the express purpose of demolishing it and building a larger one on the same plot:
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