Definition of 'wasting'
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Wine is sometimes classed as a wasting asset. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The average worker spends about two hours a day wasting time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The accepted theory is that courage is a wasting asset. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She died of a wasting disease shortly afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Is it time umpires were given the power to cut out time wasting? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Perhaps inhuman accuracy is a wasting asset. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He tells us about a woman who ends up with a terminal wasting disease. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Football matches are spoilt by time wasting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is permanently confined to a wheelchair because of a wasting disease. Christianity Today (2000)Can be used to combat wasting diseases such as muscular dystrophy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are no answers to these questions and there is no point wasting time and energy asking them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those who prefer to work from offices often choose to establish them close to home to avoid wasting time commuting? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Can't we find somebody with a wasting disease. The Sun (2007)There is no point wasting time moaning about this but put your energies into finding a way around it and solving the problem. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)The couple were each jailed for nine months on Friday after admitting wasting police time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So after all that time wasting, perhaps you need a holiday? Times, Sunday Times (2007)In a plea bargain, he was given a conditional discharge after admitting wasting police time last year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I think perhaps it is time to stop wasting money. The Sun (2014)A plaintiff with a serious grievance will send a writ without wasting time posturing first. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With a voice weakened by the wasting disease, the former plumber recalls how he first sensed something was wrong. The Sun (2010)Wine is sometimes - but not always - classed as a wasting asset. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If an asset has a predicted life of less than 50 years it is known as a wasting asset and is exempt from CGT. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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