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Origin of attrition
OTHER WORDS FROM attritionat·tri·tion·al, adjectiveat·tri·tive [uh-trahy-tiv], /əˈtraɪ tɪv/, adjectivein·ter·at·tri·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for attrition
This is, in large part, due to diminished staffing, an attrition connected to the challenges of obtaining timely and complete records from NYPD, according to current and former Inspector General’s office staffers.
Most of those losses were due to attrition—including workers who were furloughed during the pandemic last year and then chose not to return to work.Best Buy lays off 5,000 workers as it shifts focus to online sales|Timothy B. Lee|February 26, 2021|Ars Technica
Premier’s clients have watched attrition spike, on average seeing turnover of 30% among clinical staff during the last few months, Brailo said.Nearly twice as many Americans are hospitalized right now with COVID-19 than in spring|Rachel King|December 22, 2020|Fortune
It’s an issue of how do we create a more diverse ecosystem — from entry-level positions for young junior-level associates to controlling for attrition.
It is not a decisive war, with a single, signature victory, but a war of attrition.
But there is no consensus about what the attrition of ISIS looks like.
The past two months have been a war of attrition between the Hong Kong government and pro-democracy protestors.
Sen. Rand Paul has called for the “attrition if not an outright elimination of the IRS.”
Following the attrition of heavy industry in the 1980s, the income gap across the United Kingdom has grown substantially.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
River sand is frequently used, but is not so good as pit sand on account of the particles being rubbed smooth by attrition.
When arising from rough friction or attrition, they are more commonly called abrasions.
How charming, how delightful, how inspiring is the eloquence which is kindled by the attrition of gifted minds!Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
Anti-attrition, an′ti-at-trish′on, n. anything which counteracts attrition or friction—also figuratively.
Neither of them had the slightest traces of gangue, or vein-matter, nor of attrition in being removed from the parent beds.