wasting asset


noun
  1. an unreplaceable business asset of limited life, such as a coal mine or an oil well

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How to use wasting asset in a sentence

  • A memory from some book on political economy flashed through her mind: beauty was a wasting asset.

    A Bed of Roses | W. L. George
  • British Coal Measures are an asset which enables the country to keep industries going, but it is a wasting asset.

    Rebuilding Britain | Alfred Hopkinson