Translation of "attrition" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /əˈtrɪʃ.ən/ us /əˈtrɪʃ.ən/

formal gradually making something weaker and destroying it, especially the strength or confidence of an enemy by repeatedly attacking it

Terrorist groups and the government have been engaged in a costly war of attrition since 2008.

(Translation of “attrition” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)