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Use 'deplete' when discussing usage of natural resources or supplies over time. SlideOverfishing can deplete fish populations in the ocean.
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'Deplete' suggests a gradual process, not an immediate disappearance of something. SlideFrequent withdrawals will gradually deplete your savings.
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Often used in economic and financial contexts to discuss diminishing assets or funds. SlideThe expensive lawsuit could deplete the company's capital.