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deplete
American English: /dəˈplit/
British English: /dɪˈpliːt/

Translation of deplete in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (reduce)
    (supplies/stock/funds)
    reducir
    energy sources are being rapidly depleted
    las fuentes de energía se están agotando rápidamente
    the regiment was greatly depleted by desertion
    las deserciones diezmaron el regimiento
    hunger and lack of sleep had depleted his strength
    el hambre y la falta de sueño lo habían debilitado or habían consumido sus fuerzas
    I felt depleted
    me sentía agotado or sin fuerzas
    Example sentences
    • Their stocks were severely depleted by whaling, and they remain low.
    • The use of modified plants would take the pressure off severely depleted fish stocks.
    • Irrigation, of course, not only depletes groundwater but reduces surface flow too, with dams and diversions that cause downstream desertification and the loss of productive wetlands and freshwater fish stocks.
    Example sentences
    • With the rich mangroves depleting fast, the number of migratory birds has decreased over the years.
    • Do oil deposits get depleted too fast as oil countries try to maximize their oil earnings?
    • Municipal representatives said bread supplies were depleting.

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