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depletion
American English: /dəˈpliʃ(ə)n/
British English: /dɪˈpliːʃn/

Translation of depletion in Spanish:

noun

countable or uncountable
  • (reduction)
    Example sentences
    • Responding to major depletions of marine fish populations and other wildlife killed in the process of fishing, marine conservation groups became a force in national and international environmental policy.
    • The ship's refrigeration and air conditioning plants are designed to achieve no ozone depletion.
    • To get back to what I said earlier about the depletion of the national sheep flock, I have one or two more instances to highlight.

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