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  • n  the process of wasting
  • n  anything lost by wear or waste

  • Beyond the human toll, the numbers stand for extraordinary economic wastagein wealth that will never be generated, professional expertise lost, and huge sums spent caring for .
  • But in effect, two turbines are operated with the heat wastage of one.
  • The wastage of eggs and the many spontaneously aborted fetuses may be acceptable when you're dealing with cats or bulls, he argues, but not with humans.
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  • Brits gift £12.6 billion in unnecessary tax to the taxman this year
    Brits gift £12.6 billion in unnecessary tax to the taxman this year Despite the ongoing strain on consumer finances, new figures released by unbiased.co.uk, the professional advice website, reveals that as a nation, we are set to gift a whopping £12.6 billion in unnecessary tax to the taxman this year. The biggest area of tax wastage in 2012 is through tax credits, resulting in £7.26 billion ...
    July 13, 2013 - Beaumont Enterprise

  • Jacob Zuma in Washington Post
    Since the implementation of our program will take place in the face of the economic downturn, we will have to act prudently -- no wastage, no rollovers of funds -- every cent must be spent wisely and fruitfully,said Zuma. "The economic...
  • Edward Leigh in BBC News
    Committee chairman Edward Leigh said Ofwat had been "passive" in its regulation of the water industry, adding: "Nowhere is its limp attitude towards the industry demonstrated more clearly than in the case of the serious wastage of water by Thames...
  • Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in International Herald Tribune
    We cannot naturally keep subsidizing at the current rate,Abdullah told reporters. "We must reduce wastage. If we can change our lifestyles, we will not suffer a terrible situation."

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