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Synonyms for run-down

Synonyms for run-down

worn and broken down by hard use

having the spring unwound

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Fadillah, who is also PBB senior vice president, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg has freely voiced out his concern over the state's rights, including the building of more schools and repairing of run-down schools.
"We took a run-down 125-year-old building and turned it into a community hub.
Run-down vehicles in the front drive Martin Scott, head of Churchill home insurance, said: "While many householders will recognise that the condition of surrounding properties can influence kerb appeal, the study shows that the upkeep of a neighbouring property could affect the sale price of a home by thousands of pounds.
How can he say Cardiff was run-down, did we not have a magnificent castle, City Hall and museum or did these arrive after Mr Michael moved to Cardiff?
With 39,600 people waiting for a THESE run-down tower blocks close to the Belfast Westlink are home to many of the doctors and nurses vital to Northern Ireland's health care system.
LABOUR education spokeswoman Rhona Brankin says hundreds of run-down Scots schools are at risk from asbestos, and blames the SNP.
A 45 million [pounds sterling] funding boost will help culture and the arts regenerate some of the UK's most run-down seaside resorts.
Partnerships between the rail industry and other interests can "revitalise run-down stations" said the report from the Campaign for Better Transport.
What if the play works so well that the runner is caught so far off base and a run-down ensues?
The office design and build specialist has transformed a run-down unit in St Mellons.
Kolin takes us into soup kitchens, the aftermaths of Hurricane Katrina and 9/11, the ghettos in Watts and Cabrini Green, the run-down nursing homes, the land of "drought-baked" Somalia, and--through each scene--into the human condition.
"We are creating a sleek, open new building and a public waterfront park at the run-down site of a waterfront health club," said Stephen S.
Carter reports that other Border Patrol agents "say most of their equipment is outdated, and that funds to replace run-down vehicles and old body armor have been diverted from the Border Patrol to other areas of the government."
Run-down buildings in a County Durham conservation area could be given a lease of life.
That whole would, as Alan says, include the not-so-nice bits such as the Boot estate and other run-down areas.