From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdemolitiondem‧o‧li‧tion /ˌdeməˈlɪʃən/ ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable] 1 the complete destruction of a building Consent is required for the demolition of any building. Demolition work has already begun at the site.2 an easy defeat 50,000 fans watched the 7-0 demolition of Dynamo Kiev.3 a process in which something is ended or ruined completely The policies are intended to halt the demolition of the rural economy. 4 the act of proving that an idea, opinion etc is wrong This is a legend that deserves demolition.