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Definition of squander verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

squander

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈskwɑndər//
 
squander something (on somebody/something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they squander
 
he / she / it squanders
 
past simple squandered
 
-ing form squandering
 
 
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to waste money, time, etc. in a stupid or careless way He squandered all his money on gambling. She squandered her chances of winning. He just squandered his talent.
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