wasteful expenditure

wasteful expenditure
index misapplication

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • wasteful — wastefully, adv. wastefulness, n. /wayst feuhl/, adj. 1. given to or characterized by useless consumption or expenditure: wasteful methods; a wasteful way of life. 2. grossly extravagant; prodigal: a wasteful party. 3. devastating or destructive …   Universalium

  • wasteful — waste•ful [[t]ˈweɪst fəl[/t]] adj. 1) given to or characterized by useless consumption or expenditure: a wasteful way of living[/ex] 2) grossly extravagant; prodigal: a wasteful party[/ex] 3) devastating or destructive: wasteful war[/ex] •… …   From formal English to slang

  • wasteful — /ˈweɪstfəl/ (say waystfuhl) adjective 1. given to or characterised by useless consumption or expenditure: wasteful methods of living. 2. squandering, or grossly extravagant. 3. devastating or destructive: wasteful war. –wastefully, adverb… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • misapplication — I noun abuse, corrupt use, dishonest application, dishonest use, distortion, errancy, error, extravagance, false construction, fraudulent application, idle expenditure, illegal application, improper use, impropriety, incorrect application,… …   Law dictionary

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