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Definition of 'erosion'

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You can see that tendency paralleled in his books, in the steady erosion of individual significance. Alan Judd THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK (2002)And as he witnessed the steady erosion of the wilderness, the hunger in him grew to leap the fences and be part of it, before it was gone. Clive Barker SACRAMENT (2002)In the drier lands to the east, the clearance of the forest to make way for cattle had caused catastrophic soil erosion. Tony Juniper SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2002)The erosion had the characteristic signature of gamma assemblers. Michael Crichton PREY (2002)

Synonyms of 'erosion'

disintegration, deterioration, corrosion, corrasion
deterioration, wearing, undermining, destruction

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In Common Usage. erosion is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'erosion'

British English: erosion NOUN
Erosion is the gradual destruction and removal of rock or soil in a particular area by rivers, the sea, or the weather.
...erosion of the river valleys.

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