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Synonyms for razing

the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

complete destruction of a building

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The apex court's Karachi registry had ordered the KCB to take immediate measures for razing the Sea Breeze Plaza, on May 9, this year, declaring that the building imperiled citizens' lives.
The apexcourt on January 24, ordered razing of all the marriage halls built on Karachi's Shahrae Faisal and Rashid Minhas Road, besides cinemas, plazas and other commercial establishments built on military lands in a bid to restore the provincial capital to its original condition.
KMC was going to demolish an illegal building adjacent to Food Center when residents complained that the razing process would damage other old residential buildings next to the encroached building.
Dr Ayub said the factory owners were occupying government land for which they were served with notices several times but they continued their business, which led to the forced razing of the small factory.
05 (ANI): The spate of vandalism of statues of iconic leaders and ideologues in different parts of the country, which began with the razing down of Vladimir Lenin's statue in Tripura, has reached Rajasthan's Achrol, where a statue of the Father of Indian Constitution, Dr.
The occupation forces started razing lands in the isolated village of Daher al-Maleh southwest of Jenin to build a new section of the apartheid wall that is adjacent to "Shaked" settlement.
Nablus/ PNN/ Israeli bulldozers on Wednesday embarked on razing lands belonging to Palestinians in order to make way for a new settlement to south to Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, local sources said.
The demolition squad also took action against the illegal constructions in Karachi by razing RCC roof and partition walls of 8th floor at plot no 28-GK - Saddar Bazar Karachi while partition walls at 9th floor were razed at plot no A-5 Bath Island Clifton.
Ras Al Khaimah - The Ras Al Khaimah Municipality has started razing 64 deserted farms and houses in six areas.
Baghdad: IS militants have desecrated another ancient Iraqi capital, the government said on Wednesday, razing parts of the 2,700-year-old city of Khorsabad famed for its colossal statues of human-headed winged bulls.
He said that the razing operations conducted by Israeli forces under the pretext of searching for ruins comes in the framework of land theft for the benefit of settlement expansion.
Selectmen Chairman Kevin McCormick described the razing of the two buildings, both unused for several years, as the board's number one priority this year.
To all those standing against the razing of the burial mounds.
Police arrested 300 opposition demonstrators in a northern Indian city to prevent them clashing with marching Hindu nationalists on the sixth anniversary of the razing of an ancient mosque, the Press Trust of India news agency said.
The apex court on January 24, ordered razing of all the marriage halls built on Karachi's Shahrae Faisal and Rashid Minhas Road, besides cinemas, plazas and other commercial establishments built on military lands in a bid to restore the provincial capital to its original condition.