at·​trit·​ed | \ ə-ˈtrī-təd How to pronounce attrited (audio) \

Definition of attrited

: worn by attrition

Examples of attrited in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The council restored $318,000 of that money to continue weekly yard waste and recycling — and added $238,000 in savings by eliminating a wet-dry recycling contract for downtown brown carts, as well as $58,000 from an attrited position. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "Louisville Metro Council finalizes proposed budget. Here's the final list of cuts," 25 June 2019

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First Known Use of attrited

1691, in the meaning defined above

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“Attrited.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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