English translation of 'desperdício'
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'desperdício' in Other Languages
British English: waste /weɪst/ NOUN
If you waste something such as time, money, or energy, you use too much of it doing something that is not important or necessary, or is unlikely to succeed. You can say that doing this is a waste of time, money, or energy.
It is a waste of time going to the doctor with most mild complaints.
- American English: waste
- Arabic: ضَيَاع
- Brazilian Portuguese: desperdício
- Chinese: 浪费
- Croatian: otpad
- Czech: plýtvání
- Danish: spild
- Dutch: afval
- European Spanish: desperdicio
- Finnish: tuhlaus
- French: gaspillage
- German: Verschwendung
- Greek: σπατάλη
- Italian: rifiuto immondizia
- Japanese: 浪費
- Korean: 낭비
- Norwegian: avfall
- Polish: odpady
- European Portuguese: desperdício
- Romanian: irosire
- Russian: расточительство
- Spanish: desperdicio
- Swedish: sopor
- Thai: การสูญเสียโดยเปล่าประโยชน์
- Turkish: israf
- Ukrainian: даремна витрата
- Vietnamese: sự phung phí
British English: wastage NOUN
Wastage of something is the act of wasting it or the amount of it that is wasted.
...a series of measures to prevent the wastage of water.
Translation of desperdício from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary