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desperdicio
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desperdicio(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (wastefulness)
a. waste
Si no imprimes a doble cara es un desperdicio de papel y de dinero.If you do not print on both sides it is a waste of paper and money.
desperdicios
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (leftovers)
a. scraps
Puedes dar los desperdicios de la cena al perro.You can give the scraps from dinner to the dog.
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desperdicio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (acción)
a. waste
2. (residuo)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
desperdiciosscraps
no tener desperdicioto be excellent from start to finish
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desperdicio
1 (derroche) [de tiempo] waste; [de dinero] waste; squandering
el cerdo es un animal que no tiene desperdicio
esta carne no tiene desperdicio all this meat can be eaten; el libro no tiene desperdicio the book is excellent from beginning to end; el muchacho no tiene desperdicio there's very little to be said in his favour
2 desperdicios [de comida] scraps; (Técnica) waste products
de la cocina (Biología)
desperdicios de algodón cotton waste
singular
; (s)
desperdicios de cocina kitchen scraps
desperdicios de hierro scrap iron
singular
; (s)
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