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di plee shuhn

  • n  the act of decreasing something markedly
  • n  the state of being depleted

  • More important it is likely that the domestic depletion allowance will be abolished or substantially reduced.
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  • For as Tabazadeh and her colleagues have shown, volcanic eruptions do speed up the rate of ozone depletion--but only because their emissions combine with industrial pollution to .

  • Bill Clinton in USA Today
    Clinton told students that while they are graduating in a "culturally diverse and creative time," they also face a world marred by "inequality, insecurity, and - because of climate change and resource depletion - unsustainability."
  • Tiki Barber in Forbes
    That's just the league, unfortunately,Giants halfback Tiki Barber said of the changes. "It takes one thing. For the Cowboys, it was Tony Romo providing a spark. For us, it's a depletion of some of our talent."
  • Achim Steiner in
    Sudan's tragedy is not just the tragedy of one country in Africa,said Achim Steiner, executive director of the UNEP in a statement. "It is a window to a wider world underlining how issues such as uncontrolled depletion of natural resources...

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