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wastage (s) (noun), wastages (pl)
1. Anything which is lost by wear or overuse: Paul and the other farmers were concerned by the wastage of their fields that was resulting from the overproduction of crops instead of allowing the land to lie fallow.
2. Loss caused when something is worn, decays, or leaks: Isabel was dismayed by the wastage of her favorite pair of shoes.
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