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to waste / to squander
HSK 4
to delay / to hold up / to waste time / to interfere with
HSK 5
to waste / to defile / to abuse / to insult / to defile / to trample on / to wreck / also pr. [zao1 ta5]
HSK 6
to waste / to spend / to consume / to squander
HSK 6
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  *耗* | 耗* | *耗
to waste / to spend / to consume / to squander / news / (coll.) to delay / to dilly-dally
to drain (factory waste etc) / to excrete (urine, sweat etc)
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  *廢* | 廢* | *廢
to abolish / to abandon / to abrogate / to discard / to depose / to oust / crippled / abandoned / waste
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  *靡* | 靡* | *靡
to waste (money)
rubbish / waste material / useless person
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  *磨* | 磨* | *磨
to rub / to grind / to polish / to sharpen / to wear down / to die out / to waste time / to pester / to insist
kitchen waste / food waste (recycling)
waste water / drain water / effluent
to waste (one's energy etc)
to return from the grave / (old) to recycle (waste products)
to abandon (cultivated fields) / no longer cultivated / to lie waste / wasted / to neglect (one's work or study)
waste products / refuse / garbage / good-for-nothing (derog.)
to waste away / to become thin
exhaust gas / industrial waste gas / steam
to waste
to spend (time, money) / to waste
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  *嘥* | 嘥* | *嘥
to waste (Cantonese)
wasted money / pointless expense
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  *糜* | 糜* | *糜
rice gruel / rotten / to waste (money)
to earn back (money one invested, wasted etc)
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  *跎* | 跎* | *跎
to stumble / to waste time
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  *巟* | 巟* | *巟
a watery waste / to reach
drainpipe / waste pipe
to waste natural resources recklessly / not to know how to use things sparingly
waste paper
waste soil (excavation waste, contaminated soil etc) / (post-apocalyptic) wasteland
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  *曠* | 曠* | *曠
to neglect / to skip (class or work) / to waste (time) / vast / loose-fitting
to take an indirect route / to waste one's time by using an inappropriate method
to spend recklessly / to waste money
lit. to penetrate into a bull's horn (idiom); fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs
waste disposal bag
waste of manpower and resources
exhaust (i.e. waste gas from engine) / emissions
to waste talent
to waste all one's previous efforts (idiom) / all that has been achieved goes down the drain
to waste (one's breath, one's energy etc) / to try in vain
to idle / to waste time
to waste time on worthless activities
internal friction / internal dissipation of energy (in mechanics) / fig. waste or discord within an organization
to waste time
excrement / waste
to argue needlessly / to waste time explaining
waste liquids
industrial waste product / slag
using a wicker basket to draw water (idiom); wasted effort
to affect adversely / to delay or hinder / to waste (an opportunity) / to mislead
bagasse (sugar cane waste)
extravagance and waste (idiom)
to talk at length / to waste one's breath / variant of 廢話|废话
rough-textured fabric of waste silk
to produce (graduates, breast milk, toxic waste, creative ideas etc) / output
Cachexia (physical wasting associated with long-term illness)
remainder / filtered out residue / sediment / waste product / debris / detritus / rubbish
"Three Anti" campaign (anti-corruption, anti-waste, anti-bureaucracy), early PRC purge of 1951-52
nuclear waste
three types of waste product, namely: waste water 廢水|废水, exhaust gas 廢氣|废气, industrial slag 廢渣|废渣
to abandon / to let go to waste
to waste / to squander
dawdling / to waste time
(substitute for 我肏) fuck / WTF / (soccer) to waste time by feigning injury
waste liquid / liquid with precipitate skimmed off
leftover agricultural plastic (as waste or rubbish that needs to be disposed of or recycled)
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
to neglect (work) / to waste (one's talents)
to waste / to spoil / to destroy / to insult grievously
to argue needlessly / to waste time explaining
lit. cutting one's stomach to hide a pearl (idiom) / fig. wasting a lot of effort on trivialities
to clear waste land or forest by burning / slash-and-burn (agriculture)
to waste one's life; to fail to make the most of one's life
lit. why use a pole-ax to slaughter a chicken? (idiom) / fig. to waste effort on a trifling matter / also written 殺雞焉用牛刀|杀鸡焉用牛刀
waste rock (mining) / gangue (worthless minerals mixed in with coal or ore)
catabolism (biology) / metabolic breaking down and waste disposal / dissimilation
(coll.) Don't waste your breath. / Save it!
using a wicker basket to draw water (idiom); wasted effort
generous care but a thrifty funeral / to look after one's parents generously, but not waste money on a lavish funeral
to procrastinate / to shilly-shally and waste time
to waste / to squander
waste rock (mining) / gangue (worthless minerals mixed in with coal or ore)
money spent in vain / wasted money
to waste / to squander
saline waste land
catabolism (biology) / metabolic breaking down and waste disposal / dissimilation
waste rock (in coal mining)
lit. to burn zithers and cook cranes / fig. to waste valuable resources / to destroy wantonly beautiful things
feces and urine / excreta / human or animal waste
wasted effort
lit. the wind cannot be caught in a net / to waste one's effort (idiom)
when views are irreconcilable, it's a waste of breath to continue discussion (idiom)
"Three Anti" campaign (anti-corruption, anti-waste, anti-bureaucracy), early PRC purge of 1951-52
illegally recycled waste cooking oil
low-level waste
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
mining waste / waste remaining after processing ore / tailings
slag heap / dump of mining waste
mass wasting (geology) / slope movement
radioactive waste

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