Meaning of DEPLETION in English

DEPLETION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ rapid

▪ severe , significant

▪ resource

▪ oil , oxygen , ozone , etc.

VERB + DEPLETION

▪ cause , lead to

Increased consumption of water has led to the rapid ~ of reserves.

▪ prevent

Quota systems were set up to prevent ~ of fish stocks.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ of

the ~ of the ozone layer

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