Translation of depletion in Spanish:

depletion

Pronunciation: /dɪˈpliːʃən/

noun/nombre

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  • (reduction) reducción (feminine), disminución (feminine); (exhaustion) agotamiento (masculine)
    More 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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