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Definition of profligate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    profligate

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈprɑflɪɡət//
     
    (formal) (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1using money, time, materials, etc. in a careless way synonym wasteful
  2. 2 profligate spending the profligate use of resources
NAmE//ˈprɑflɪɡəsi//
 
noun [uncountable]
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