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English definition of “deplete”


verb [T]    /dɪˈplit/
to reduce something in size or amount, esp. supplies, energy, or money: Acid rain depletes the region’s fish stocks. depletion    /dɪˈpli·ʃən/ noun [C/U] [U] The depletion of our savings is starting to worry me.
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