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Noun: squandering  skwón-du-ring
  1. Spending resources lavishly and wastefully
    "more wasteful than the squandering of time"
Verb: squander  skwón-du(r)
  1. Spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    "You squandered the opportunity to get an advanced degree";
    - waste, blow
     
  2. Spend extravagantly
    "squander not, want not";
    - consume, waste, ware [archaic]

Derived forms: squanderings

Type of: dissipation, drop, expend, spend, use, waste, wastefulness

Encyclopedia: Squander