Definition of 'deplete'
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And the problem is growing worse as the ozone layer is depleted. The Sun (2010)They required reserves of energy long since depleted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The virus has left you depleted of energy and patience. The Sun (2006)Worried about the sea's depleted stocks? Times, Sunday Times (2011)When we minister to hurting people, our energy is depleted. Christianity Today (2000)Now there is no staff, displays which are worse than basic and the stock is totally depleted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He stressed that this apparent advantage was far outweighed by the negative impact of the depleted ozone layer on humans, plants and animals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The move gave some cheer to Scottish fishermen but wildlife groups said that it risked wiping out five years of efforts to rebuild depleted stocks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the oceans, we've depleted fish stocks massively. The Sun (2009)He said the sense he had was that my energy was depleted, but that over time it's been increasing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: deplete VERB
To deplete a stock or amount of something means to reduce it.
...substances that deplete the ozone layer.
Definition of deplete from the Collins English Dictionary
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