Meaning of “deplete” in the English Dictionary

"deplete" in American English

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depleteverb [ T ]

us /dɪˈplit/

to reduce something in size or amount, esp. supplies, energy, or money:

Acid rain depletes the region’s fish stocks.
noun [ C/U ] us /dɪˈpli·ʃən/

[ U ] The depletion of our savings is starting to worry me.

(Definition of “deplete” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"deplete" in Business English

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depleteverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈpliːt/ us

to reduce the amount or size of something, especially a supply of energy, an amount of money, etc.:

Healthcare for a sick patient can quickly deplete retirement savings.

(Definition of “deplete” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)