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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.
depletion
noun [C/U] us   /dɪˈpli·ʃən/
[U] The depletion of our savings is starting to worry me.
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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.
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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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“deplete” in American English

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by Colin McIntosh You could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned hobbies that don’t involve computers have fallen out of favour. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. If anything, the internet has made it easier for people with specialist hobbies from different corners of the world to come together to support one another

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