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raze something to the ground

to tear down something, usually a building, to ground level. The council decided to raze the old city hall to the ground. This building is to be razed to the ground.
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Meanwhile, forces razed the evacuated Israeli Dothan military camp to the south of Jenin; more than 15 military vehicles and bulldozers stormed the evacuated camp and proceeded to raze the area.
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the College razed four properties over winter break and will raze four more in the summer.
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A witness told WAFA that Israeli army bulldozers stormed the area and proceeded to raze a land planted with olive trees.