Definition of disrepair noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdɪsrɪˈpeə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsrɪˈper//
[uncountable] How a building looks
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a building, road, etc. that is in a state of disrepair has not been taken care of and is broken or in bad condition The station quickly fell into disrepair after it was closed. The building had fallen into disrepair. The castle was in such a state of disrepair that they decided not to spend money on it. See related entries: How a building looks
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disrepair