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wasteful

adjective  us   /ˈweɪst·fəl/

wasteful adjective (BAD USE)

being a bad use of something valuable that you have only a limited amount of: wasteful spending a wasteful use of resources
Translations of “wasteful”
in Korean 낭비하는…
in Arabic مُبَذّر…
in Portuguese esbanjador, perdulário…
in Catalan malgastador, antieconòmic…
in Japanese むだな…
in Italian sprecone, dispendioso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 浪費…
in Russian расточительный, неэкономный…
in Turkish savurgan, müsrif…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浪费…
in Polish rozrzutny, nieekonomiczny…
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