Meaning of “depletion” in the English Dictionary

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"depletion" in Business English

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depletionnoun [ S or U ]

uk /dɪˈpliːʃən/ us

a reduction in something, or the act of reducing it:

Increased expenditure has caused a depletion in capital.
When stock markets crashed the life funds suffered huge depletion of their reserves.

(Definition of “depletion” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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