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Waste

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Definition

to waste: to throw away, to lose, to misuse
verb
We're wasting time. We're not using time effectively or productively.
Time's wasting! Time is passing by! We're losing time!

(toxic) waste: unused (poisonous chemical) materials, rubbish, trash
noun

a waste (of time): a bad, unproductive use (of time)
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: You're wasting your time trying to convince me.
US: The death of those young people was such a waste.

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