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Traduções principais/Principal Translations
waste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (use inefficiently)  (usar sem eficiência, gastar sem proveito)desperdiçar, gastar vt
 Europeans often do not like to waste paper.
 Normalmente, os europeus não gostam de desperdiçar (or: gastar) papel.
waste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (opportunity)  (oportunidade)desperdiçar vt
   (gíria)dormir no ponto loc vt
 He wasted his chances at college and did not study.
  O vendedor dormiu no ponto perdendo a oportunidade de fazer um bom negócio.Esta frase não é uma tradução do inglês.
waste nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (refuse, rubbish, garbage)  (resíduos)lixo sm
 The orange juice factory created a lot of waste.
 A fábrica de suco de laranja gerou muito lixo.
waste nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (unused material)  (material não usado)sobra sf
  refugo sm
 The parts factory had some metal waste.
 A fábrica de acessórios mecânicos tinha sobras de metal.
waste adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (unused)  (não usado)de sobra loc adj
  refugado adj
 They didn't realize that there was value in the waste metal.
 Eles não se davam conta de que havia valor no metal de sobra.
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
waste adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (excreted)excretado adj
 The nurse cleaned the patient of waste matter.
waste adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (undeveloped, uninhabited)desabitado, ermo adj
 There was nothing in the vast waste area of the valley.
waste adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (related to refuse)residual adj
 The waste processing industry is huge.
waste adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (related to sewage)de esgoto loc adj
 There is a waste treatment plant near here.
waste nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fact of wasting, inefficiency)desperdício sm
 The consultant was brought in to reduce waste in the process.
waste nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bodily waste)excremento sm
  excreção sf
 Can't you flush your waste down the toilet properly?!
waste nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sewage)esgoto sm
 Sewage pipes carry the waste of many households to the sewage plant.
waste nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (chemical by-product)  (químico)resíduo sm
 Many chemical plants produce toxic waste.
waste nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wear and tear)desgaste sm
  estrago sm
 There is not much waste on this old table.
waste nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (act of laying to waste)devastação, ruína sf
 The waste of the city followed a long siege.
waste
wastes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(desert)deserto sm
  ermo, desolado sm
 He found himself alone in the wastes of the Sahara.
waste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (fail to be appreciated)  (não ser apreciado)perder tempo loc vt
 She is wasted on him - he does not appreciate her fine qualities.
waste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (lay to waste, destroy)  (destruir)assolar, devastar vt
 The soldiers wasted the enemy village.
waste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (use up, wear away)gastar vt
 You have completely wasted that jacket!
waste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (intoxicate)estar embriagado loc vt
  inebriar vt
 He's wasted. Look! He can't even walk straight.
waste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." slang (exhaust)cansar, esgotar vt
 I am so wasted! I didn't go to bed until three in the morning.
waste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." US slang (kill)matar vt
 The gangster bragged that he had wasted the rival gang member.
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Formas compostas
be a waste of time ser uma perda de tempo
go to waste desperdiçar
  perder tempo
lay waste destruir, devastar
waste away debilitar-se, acabar-se
  consumir-se
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