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attrition

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a gradual weakening, loss, or destruction
  • took the machinery out of operation since attrition had led to the main mechanism's breaking

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The first known use of attrition was in the 14th century

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“Attrition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/attrition. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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