Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
attrition /ə'triʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự cọ mòn
    • sự làm cho mệt mỏi, sự làm kiệt sức; sự tiêu hao
      • a war of attrition: chiến tranh tiêu hao
    • (thần thoại,thần học) sự sám hối, sự thống khổ vì tội lỗi
Concise Dictionary
+erosion by friction
+the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
+sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation
+a wearing down to weaken or destroy
+the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U] (formal)
1 a process of making sb/sth, especially your enemy, weaker by repeatedly attacking them or creating problems for them: It was a war of attrition. + These were the economics not of efficiency but of attrition.
2 (especially AmE) = NATURAL WASTAGE

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