[ UK /dˌɪsɹɪpˈe‍ə/ ]
[ US /ˌdɪsɹɪˈpɛɹ/ ]
  1. in need of repairs
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How To Use disrepair In A Sentence

  • Most of the money is being used for refurbishing properties which have fallen into disrepair and disuse.
  • An existing fish pass has fallen into disrepair and is not maintained, resulting in fish finding it hard to get upriver to spawn.
  • The coupler and safety chains should be checked for disrepair.
  • The residents, who wished to remain anonymous, said that the estate is in a terrible state of disrepair.
  • But after years of neglect the chimney had fallen into disrepair and was threatened with demolition.
  • But councillors have warned the building would fall into a worse state of disrepair if talks with the current developer fell through.
  • The neogothic church had been in a state of disrepair for many years. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the late fifties when high pressure water was reticulated throughout Waimairi County use of the water wheel ceased and it fell into disrepair.
  • Infrastructure is seedy and long past disrepair.
  • A flood bank separates canal and river, and the lock is in partial disrepair.
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