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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 di·lap·i·date /dəˈlæpəˌdet/
 (vi.)(vt.)(使)荒廢,(使)毀壞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·lap·i·date v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dilapidated p. pr. & vb. n. Dilapidating ]
 1. To bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin, by misuse or through neglect; to destroy the fairness and good condition of; -- said of a building.
    If the bishop, parson, or vicar, etc., dilapidates the buildings, or cuts down the timber of the patrimony.   --Blackstone.
 2. To impair by waste and abuse; to squander.
    The patrimony of the bishopric of Oxon was much dilapidated.   --Wood.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·lap·i·date, v. i. To get out of repair; to fall into partial ruin; to become decayed; as, the church was suffered to dilapidate.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dilapidate
      v : bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect
          or misuse