erosion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"erosion" in British English

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erosionnoun [U]

uk   /ɪˈrəʊ.ʒən/  us   /-ˈroʊ.ʒən/

erosion noun [U] (PHYSICAL DAMAGE)

C1 the ​fact of ​soil, ​stone, etc. being ​graduallydamaged and ​removed by the ​waves, ​rain, or ​wind: soil/​coastal erosion

erosion noun [U] (NEGATIVE EFFECT)

C2 the ​fact of a good ​quality or ​situation being ​graduallylost or ​destroyed: The ​surveyreveals a ​gradual erosion of the president's ​popularity and ​support.
(Definition of erosion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"erosion" in American English

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erosionnoun [U]

 us   /ɪˈroʊ·ʒən/
the weakening or ​damage done to something by a ​series of ​graduallosses of ​parts of it: an erosion of ​academicstandards earth science Erosion of a ​naturalfeature or ​physicalobject is ​damage caused by the ​effect of ​weather: soil erosion
erosional
adjective  /ɪˈroʊ·ʒə·nəl/ earth science
(Definition of erosion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"erosion" in Business English

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erosionnoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪˈrəʊʒən/
the gradual ​reduction or destruction of something: erosion of sth Investors may have seen some erosion of ​capital over the ​year.erosion in sth The ​effect of this is that the erosion in the ​relativevalue of the ​pension will continue.price/jobs erosion Intense ​competition and ​price erosion will ​force the ​company to ​cut 10% of its ​globalworkforce.
(Definition of erosion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “erosion”
in Arabic تَآكُل…
in Korean 침식…
in Portuguese erosão…
in Catalan erosió…
in Japanese 侵食…
in Italian erosione…
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