- [person] despilfarrador, derrochador; [method] poco económico a wasteful use of resources una manera poco económica de utilizar los recursos she's wasteful with paper desperdicia mucho papelMore 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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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.