Wastage

Noun

  • (uncountable) The amount or proportion of something that is wasted or lost by deterioration

    "The average wastage is 1.5% in the grocery department."

  • In hunting, the act of abandoning animal carcasses or parts; usually illegal
  • Goods that are damaged, out of date, reduced, or generally unsaleable, which are destined to be thrown away and which are written off as a loss
  • (countable) Anything lost by wear or waste

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