the act of spoiling or the state of being spoiled.
material or the amount of material that is spoiled or wasted: The spoilage in today's shipment is much too great.
the decay of foodstuffs due to the action of bacteria; rotting: He was concerned about the spoilage of fruit on the way to market.

1590–1600; spoil + -age

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spoilage (ˈspɔɪlɪdʒ)
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

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Example sentences
Western spoilage is a result of personal habit and law.
There is no spoilage from goods returned from consignment.
Rancid means unpleasant odor due to spoilage of fatty foods.
Ironically, more hops were historically used in beer to protect the beer from
  bacterial spoilage.
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