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deplete

[də·plēt′]
Etymology: L, deplere, to empty
to empty or unload or to cause depletion.

deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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Through new conservation practices, Hmong are also trying to rid themselves finally of their negative image as opium producers and resource depleters.
Political scandals are not only potential reputation depleters: they are also potential trust depleters in a field where co-operative political action and vibrant democratic government depends on some degree of social trust.
In this (EU) unanimity-(international) consensus situation, negotiations focused both on controlled substances (such as chlorofluorocarbons, CFCs) and on the introduction of new control measures for other ozone depleters such as methyl bromide and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).
Calibrate the New Taxes So That Polluters and Depleters Will Feel the Costs of the Harm They Do Others of Their Own and Future Generations
government would provide funding to assist developing countries eliminate ozone depleters.
While CFCs have received more media attention and are more significant by volume, balons are more potent ozone depleters (halon 1301 is 11.