Translation of "waste" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /weɪst/ us
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 a waste of time.
They throw away loads of food - it's such a waste.
a waste of energy/resources

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

artık, artık madde, döküntü, çöp
go to waste

to not be used

boşa gitmek, ziyan olmak, heder olmak
I hate to see good food go to waste.

(Translation of “waste noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)