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squander 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈskwändər/,
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squanders, 3rd person singular present; squandering, present participle; squandered, past tense; squandered, past participle;
  1. Waste (something, esp. money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner
    • - entrepreneurs squander their profits on expensive cars
  2. Allow (an opportunity) to pass or be lost
    • - the team squandered several good scoring chances

  1. waste: spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"
  2. consume: spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
  3. (squandered) not used to good advantage; "squandered money cannot be replaced"; "a wasted effort"
  4. (squandering) spending resources lavishly and wastefully; "more wasteful than the squandering of time"
  5. Squander (written as "$QUANDER" on the box and in the rules) is an Avalon Hill board game published in 1965. It is based loosely on the game Monopoly, but in reverse. As in Monopoly, players roll dice and move around a board, encountering opportunities to make financial decisions. ...
  6. To waste, lavish, splurge
  7. make ducks and drakes – to squander money or potential money
  8. (to) spend(s) extravagantly or foolishly
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