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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
derelict /'derilikt/
  • tính từ
    • bị bỏ rơi, không ai nhìn nhận, vô chủ
      • a derelict ship: chiếc tàu vô chủ
  • danh từ
    • tàu vô chủ, tàu trôi giạt ngoài biển cả không ai nhận
    • vật không ai nhìn nhận, vật không ai thừa nhận, vật vô chủ; người bị bỏ rơi không ai nhìn nhận
Concise Dictionary
+a person unable to support himself
+a ship abandoned on the high seas
+worn and broken down by hard use
+forsaken by owner or keeper
+failing in what duty requires
+in deplorable condition

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 deserted, abandoned, forsaken, neglected; ruined, dilapidated, run-down, tumbledown:
The council has a scheme for the renovation of derelict buildings in the inner city.
2 negligent, remiss, neglectful, delinquent, dilatory, careless, heedless, lax, slack, irresponsible, slipshod, slovenly, Colloq sloppy:
He was accused of having been derelict in his duty.
3 vagrant, tramp, outcast, pariah, loafer, wastrel, good-for-nothing, ne'er-do-well, malingerer, vagabond, slacker, down-and-out, US and Canadian hobo, Colloq US bum:
Because of alcohol, he ended up as a derelict.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective (especially of land or buildings) not used or cared for and in bad condition: derelict land / buildings / sites + The canal has been derelict for many years.
+ noun (formal) a person without a home, a job or property: derelicts living on the streets
Synonym: VAGRANT
Collocation Dictionary


be, lie, look, seem, stand
The land lay derelict for ten years.
| become | make sth
The houses were made derelict by the fire.


totally | almost, virtually | partially, partly
a partially derelict mill

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