Bedeutung von “waste” — Learner’s Dictionary

waste

noun us uk /weɪst/
Extra Examples
The new building was a sinful waste of money.Huh! What a waste of time.The lecture was a complete waste of time.He felt that the journey had been a complete waste.The investigation was a waste of our precious resources.
BAD USE [ U, no plural ]

B1 a bad use of something useful, such as time or money, when there is a limited amount of it:

Meetings are a waste of time.
They throw away loads of food - it's such a waste.
a waste of energy/resources
REMAINING MATERIAL [ U ]

B2 things that are not wanted, especially what remains after you have used something:

go to waste

to not be used:

I hate to see good food go to waste.

(Definition von “waste noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)