- a taking apart; disassembly.
- a house or other building that is purchased with the intention of tearing it down and replacing it with another, more expensive structure.
Origin of teardown
1925–30; noun use of verb phrase tear down
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While many purchasers seek to convert the property into a different use, other buyers are looking for a teardown.The Death of Print (Buildings)!
February 5, 2013