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English definition of “waste of space”

waste of space

informal
a person or thing that is not useful or helpful : He's a total waste of space , that man.People of little importance
(Definition of waste of space from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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