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spoil·age

 (spoi′lĭj)
n.
1.
a. The process of becoming spoiled.
b. The condition of being spoiled.
2.
a. Something that has been spoiled.
b. The degree to which something has been spoiled.

spoilage

(ˈspɔɪlɪdʒ)
n
1. the act or an instance of spoiling or the state or condition of being spoilt
2. an amount of material that has been wasted by being spoilt: the spoilage of corn was considerable.

spoil•age

(ˈspɔɪ lɪdʒ)

n.
1. the act of spoiling or the state of being spoiled.
2. material that is spoiled.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spoilage - the amount that has spoiled
indefinite quantity - an estimated quantity
2.spoilage - the process of becoming spoiled
decay - the process of gradually becoming inferior
mildew, mould, mold - the process of becoming mildewed
souring - the process of becoming sour
3.spoilage - the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
injury - an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

spoilage

noun
Translations

spoilage

[ˈspɔɪlɪdʒ] N (= process) → deterioro m; (= thing, amount spoilt) → desperdicio m

spoilage

n (Comm) → verdorbene Ware, Verderb m (von Waren); (Printing) → Makulatur f
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