attritional
adjective see attrition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • attritional — adj. concerning or characterized by attrition (wearing down by friction, erosion; rubbing; weakening by constant harassing or abuse) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • attritional — at·tri·tion·al …   English syllables

  • attritional — adjective relating to or caused by attrition • Pertains to noun: ↑attrition • Derivationally related forms: ↑attrition …   Useful english dictionary

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