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noun [U] (PHYSICAL DAMAGE)    /ɪˈrəʊ.ʒən/ US  /-ˈroʊ.ʒən/
C1 the fact of soil, stone, etc. being gradually damaged and removed by the sea, rain, or wind: soil/coastal erosion
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