Translation of dilapidation in Spanish:


deterioro, n.

Pronunciation /dɪlapɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/


  • 1formal

    (dilapidated condition)
    deterioro masculine formal
    the house is in a state of dilapidation la casa está en estado ruinoso
    • The majority of the houses obtained by private landlords were now exhibiting signs of neglect and dilapidation.
    • We are currently awaiting planning permission for a scheme which would safeguard the building, prevent further dilapidation, and allow us to gift the building and estate to the local community.
    • What you class as an air of dilapidation, many would class as character!
    • It is seen as an area of dilapidation with great potential, given the right setting.
    • Decades of greenfield development around the edge of the town have created an urban doughnut with major facilities scattered far and wide while the town centre is on a downward spiral of dilapidation.
    • But Jack won't support the idea of the Royal High School being utilised for a good cause, and instead, seemingly, wishes it to fall into dilapidation, and another of Scotland's natural historical sites to be lost.
    • The Ministry of Labour's occupational health and safety division is in charge of inspecting buildings, yet the ministry's own offices are in a state of dilapidation.
    • The decor is messy, the walls are covered with art, there is an annexe made up to resemble a 1930s drawing room and everything is in an advanced state of dilapidation.
    • The opportunity represented by the crisis of cinema lies in the expected renaissances after the fall, in the stimulating side effects of further dilapidation and aesthetic subversion.
    • The number of holy wells in the British Isles runs into many thousands, including those still in use, those in assorted states of neglect and dilapidation, and those which have disappeared from view.
    • If you purchase three or more books and point out some dilapidation in one, a discount may graciously be awarded.
    • The warehouse sits amid a swathe of Glasgow's grey industrial landscape, the peeling paint on the gate hinting at dilapidation.
    • Furthermore, we fail to understand the logic using degeneration and dilapidation of the park as the justification for immediate encroachment.
    • It points out letting a home instead of leaving it empty will lessen vandalism, dilapidation and depreciation of properties.
    • Regardless of their antiquity or state of dilapidation, there was a constant demand for such books.
    • ‘The hotel is looking very rough because it has been about 13 years since any work was done on it and it's starting to show signs of serious dilapidation,’ she says.
    • Others are still standing in various states of dilapidation.
    • Disrepair and dilapidation unnecessarily subjects both caregiver and patient to preventable risk for injury.
    • After it ceased operating as a hotel, the building fell into dilapidation, and was subject to vandalism, leaving it something of an eyesore in recent years.
    • The dust, the dirt, the decay and the dilapidation have taken away the exuberance from the ordinary lives.
  • 2British

    (usually plural) suma cobrada a un inquilino por concepto de deterioro
    • That company has not implemented the schedule of dilapidations and yet occupies part of the Premises and has sub-let other parts.
    • You have not chosen to particularise what defects and dilapidations you refer to.
    • Because they are using the money reserved for dilapidation as rent, what will we have if they trash the flat?
    • The plan is to sign a short-term contract, and then see what happens with a) the rent and b) the current dilapidations.
    • We note that you anticipated your clients will now seek to refuse consent on the basis of the alleged dilapidations.
    • That was the schedule of dilapidations prepared at the end of the lease.