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(Definition of deplete from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​fishstocks.
depletion
noun [C/U]  us   /dɪˈpli·ʃən/
[U] The depletion of ​oursavings is ​starting to ​worry me.
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depleteverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈpliːt/
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 ​retirementsavings.
(Definition of deplete from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deplete”
in Spanish reducir, agotar…
in Vietnamese cạn kiệt…
in Malaysian mengurangkan…
in Thai ทำให้ลดลง…
in French réduire…
in German erschöpfen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消耗, 耗费, 减少…
in Turkish azaltmak, tüketmek…
in Russian истощать, исчерпывать…
in Indonesian mengurangi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消耗, 耗費, 減少…
in Polish uszczuplać, wyczerpać, pozbawiać…
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