Definition of "depletion"
  1. The reduction of a natural resource, like oil, through consumption or use
How to use "depletion" in a sentence
  1. The oil company's profits fell due to the depletion of their primary oil field.
  2. Unsustainable practices can lead to the rapid depletion of natural resources.
  3. Depletion of the forest area was a concern for the environmental agency.

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