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deplete (something) of (something)
To use all of a resource from an available supply. The rainforest will be depleted of trees if our generation doesn't take action now.
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deplete something of something
to use up all of a certain thing that something has. They will deplete the soil of its nutrients by planting the same crop over and over.
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