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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Loss, decrease, or destruction of something

Usage examples (34)
  • The term wastage is somewhat misleading, if not erroneous.
  • Of course the great wastage is in the verbs and adjectives, but there are hundreds of nouns that can be got rid of as well.
  • This kind of wastage shouldn't come as a great surprise.
  • Such attrition rates are sustainable, but they are well above the level of acceptable "wastage". for more
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