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Turkish translation of “waste”

waste

noun
 
 
/weɪst/
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
israf, kayıp, ziyan
Meetings are awaste of time. They throw away loads of food - it's such a waste. a waste of energy/resourcesWasting
REMAINING MATERIAL [U] B2 things that are not wanted, especially what remains after you have used something
artık, artık madde, döküntü, çöp
household/nuclear waste Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsRubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
go to waste to not be used
boşa gitmek, ziyan olmak, heder olmak
I hate to see good food go to waste.Wasting
(Definition of waste noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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