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Words related to jerry-building

construction of inferior buildings for a quick profit

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He advocates returning to foundational assumptions rather than jerry-building new and taking a fresh look at the conception of the person.
Lindos has been spared the rush of jerry-building that has transformed the skylines of other Rhodes resorts, like Faliraki or Lardos.
This is Cwm Eigiau on the western slopes of the Conwy Valley, where the wildlife has learnt to co-exist with a monument to jerry-building which had world-wide repercussions.
Jerry-building has been in the news a fair bit of late, particularly in connection with the earthquakes in India, El Salvador and Turkey.