throwing away

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Noun1.throwing away - getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirablethrowing away - getting rid something that is regarded as useless or undesirable
abandonment - the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away
staging - getting rid of a stage of a multistage rocket
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In so doing, we do not only consult our own dignity and ease, but the good and advantage of the reader: for besides that by these means we prevent him from throwing away his time, in reading without either pleasure or emolument, we give him, at all such seasons, an opportunity of employing that wonderful sagacity, of which he is master, by filling up these vacant spaces of time with his own conjectures; for which purpose we have taken care to qualify him in the preceding pages.
We will ensure the baby's mother is reported to the police and punished for throwing away an infant," Mohamed Guleid said.
Cat said: "We're all familiar with the'Address to the Haggis'and I would love to think that people all over Scotland will take a moment to address their tattie waste at the same time, thinking twice about throwing away such a staple Scottish food.
Instead of throwing away or disposing unwanted items, it would be beneficial to the environment if people reused some products.
Pat Studholme Southland: "About time we can buy them, shocking on the news last night how much they were throwing away.
COMMON sense seems to have finally prevailed with France set to be the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away waste food.
Buying for the sake of having leads to throwing away and we throw away the goods the poor should benefit from but could not afford to buy, he said.
He revealed straight after the Vikings game that his players would pay the price for throwing away a good lead with an uncomfortable week's training.
The main reason given for throwing away out of date food was because we had "forgetten" it was there.
Some 22 per cent of people confess to throwing away food that is more than a week past its sell by date.