depletion

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depletion(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (exhaustion)
a. el agotamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A depletion of soil nutrients has been linked to an increase in malnutrition.Se vinculó el agotamiento de los nutrientes del suelo con el aumento de la desnutrición.
2. (reduction)
a. la reducción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Overfishing in many areas causes depletion of fish stocks.En muchas zonas, la pesca excesiva provoca la reducción de las poblaciones de peces.
b. la disminución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It appears we may have found a way to halt ozone depletion.Parece que posiblement hemos encontrado una manera de detener la disminución del ozono.
c. la merma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Groundwater depletion appears to be occurring much more quickly than we previously thought.La merma de los mantos acuíferos parece estar ocurriendo mucho más rápido de lo que se pensaba.
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depletion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la merma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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depletion [dɪˈpliːʃən]
noun
(reduction) reducción (f); merma (f); (exhaustion) agotamiento (m)
the depletion of the ozone layer la rarefacción or destrucción de la capa de ozono
Because of estrogen depletion, bone loss accelerates The depletion of his force did not stop Haig from pressing on with the offensive future generations will be threatened by the depletion of the world's natural resources
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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