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deplete

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈpliːt/ us  
to reduce something in size or amount, especially supplies of energy, money, etc.: If we continue to deplete the Earth's natural resources, we will cause serious damage to the environment. The illness depletes the body of important vitamins. humorous That last holiday seriously depleted my bank account!
Translations of “deplete”
in Spanish reducir, agotar…
in French réduire…
in German erschöpfen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消耗, 耗費, 減少…
in Russian истощать, исчерпывать…
in Turkish azaltmak, tüketmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消耗, 耗费, 减少…
in Polish uszczuplać, wyczerpać, pozbawiać…
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