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profligate

adjective uk   /ˈprɒf.lɪ.ɡət/ us    /ˈprɑː.flɪ-/ formal
spending money in a way that wastes it and is not wise: She is well-known for her profligate spending habits.
profligacy
noun [U] uk   /-ɡə.si/ us  
The profligacy of the West shocked him.
Translations of “profligate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 恣意揮霍的,浪費的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恣意挥霍的,浪费的…
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