how to pronounce depletion


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depletion is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of depletion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… ozone depletion a drastic increase in …”

meanings of depletion


  1. The act of depleting, or the state of being depleted; exhaustion.
  2. The consumption of a resource faster than it can be replenished.
  3. The act of relieving congestion or plethora, by purging, blood-letting, or reduction of the system by abstinence.

depletion frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word depletion occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics depletion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that depletion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with depletion


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