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American English: /ˈweɪs(t)fəl/
British English: /ˈweɪstfʊl/
, /ˈweɪstf(ə)l/

Translation of wasteful in Spanish:


  • (method)
    poco económico
    a wasteful use of resources
    una manera poco económica de utilizar los recursos
    she's wasteful with paper
    desperdicia mucho papel
    Example sentences
    • It's a very wasteful process, almost entirely due to the fine mesh of the nets.
    • This is a wasteful process causing a net loss of nitrogen to the animal and pollution of the environment.
    • We are finding that they are disappearing fast because of careless, wasteful use of outdoor light.

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