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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of being emptied or lessened.

Usage examples (39)
  • depletion of the ozone layer is causing concern among scientists.
  • In conclusion, drug-induced nutrient depletion is far more common than we thought.
  • Freshwater depletion is especially worrisome in Egypt, Libya, and several Persian Gulf states.
  • Oil depletion is not a comfortable thought in an oil-dependent, nay oil-addicted, just-in-time economy. for more
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