Video: pronunciation of 'deplete'
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)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)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， deplete 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: deplete VERB
To deplete a stock or amount of something means to reduce it.
...substances that deplete the ozone layer.
deplete 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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