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di plee tid

  • v  use up (resources or materials)
  • s  no longer sufficient
    our funds are depleted

  • Controversy grows over depleted uranium, an armament whose side-effects may harm soldier and civilian alike.
  • Economists worry that households hurt by rising unemployment, weak income growth and depleted investments will not provide the support the economy needs to rebound to sustained .
  • The soil nutrients have been depleted so significantly in this part of Malawi that crop yields reach only about a half-ton per acre, about one-third of normal.
News & Articles

  • Inbox: Tackling potential roster permutations
    With the rotation depleted, could the D-backs call up Archie Bradley? Does Didi Gregorius figure to be sent down upon the returns of Eric Chavez and Aaron Hill? Beat reporter Steve Gilbert tackles those topics and more in the latest Inbox.
    June 20, 2013 - Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Fever guard Douglas (back) out multiple weeks
    Injury-depleted Indiana will be without starting guard Katie Douglas for several more weeks because of a bulging disc in her lower back.
    June 18, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Indiana Fever guard Katie Douglas out with back injury
    Injury-depleted Indiana will be without starting guard Katie Douglas for several more weeks because of a bulging disc in her lower back.
    June 18, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
Quotes

  • Joe Maddon in abc40
    That's a fantastic job by the bullpen,Maddon said. "And the offense chipped away. Eric Patterson, acquired last month to provide depth for an injury-depleted Red Sox roster, hit a pair of solo home runs off Tampa Bay starter Matt Garza....
  • Pascal Lamy in San Diego Union Tribune
    For the last 30 years trade has been an ever increasing part of economic activity, with trade growth often outpacing gains in output,WTO chief Pascal Lamy said. "The depleted pool of funds available for trade finance has contributed to the...
  • Mike Babcock in USA Today
    He's been great. He's a big, big man with lots of skill. We're lucky to have him,Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said. "We feel good about that. I'm not taking anything away from what we did, but their team was depleted by the end here."...

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