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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish desperdicio, from Medieval Latin desperditio, from disperdere.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /dɨʃpɨɾˈðisju/
  • Hyphenation: des‧per‧dí‧ci‧o

NounEdit

desperdício m (plural desperdícios)

  1. waste, wastage
  2. (in the plural) rubbish