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natural wastagenoun [U]

uk   us   UK (also wastage, US attrition)
a ​reduction in the ​number of ​people who ​work for an ​organization that is ​achieved by not ​replacing those ​people who ​leave
(Definition of natural wastage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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natural wastagenoun [U]

uk   us   UK (US attrition) HR
a ​reduction in the ​number of ​people who ​work for an ​organization, which is ​achieved by not ​replacing those who ​leave: The ​company said all the ​jobs would be ​cut through ​naturalwastage.
(Definition of natural wastage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “natural wastage”
in Chinese (Simplified) (由离职引起的)自然减员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (由離職引起的)自然減員(縮小編制)…
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