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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of attrit.

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Examples

  • The US made slow progress moving up to attack under a hail of fire as 1 by 1 the Sherman DDs were attritted away, but the front line of bunkers, A/T & HMG eventually fell.

    Camp Cromwell 29/03/07

  • The US made slow progress moving up to attack under a hail of fire as 1 by 1 the Sherman DDs were attritted away, but the front line of bunkers, A/T & HMG eventually fell.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • They seriously wasted and attritted some of their best Divisions that way.

    "We're going to stay in Iraq to get the job done so long as the government wants us there."

  • The Warsaw Pact was also attritted severely, they must have had almost twenty aircraft squadrons severely damaged.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • The Warsaw Pact was also attritted severely, they must have had almost twenty aircraft squadrons severely damaged.

    GAMING NEWS: "The Next War" Session One! (23 June 2005)

  • Three basic fighting brigades, probably attritted to maybe 50 percent or something like that right now, defending the approaches to Baghdad.

    CNN Transcript Mar 28, 2003

  • Air Force bombing the heck out of them, and we understand that in recent days, as a result of Air Force bombing, the Medina division has been degraded or attritted, as the army says.

    CNN Transcript Mar 30, 2003

  • And we understand that, in recent days, as a result of Air Force bombing, the Medina Division has been degraded or attritted, as the Army says, the attrition is now down 45 percent, perhaps even 65 percent.

    CNN Transcript Mar 30, 2003

  • The commander may choose to withdraw heavily attritted units and consolidate them to form a smaller number of combat effective units.

    FM 100-61 Chptr 15 Logistics

  • The commander may choose to withdraw heavily attritted units and consolidate them to form a smaller number of combat effective units.

    FM 100-61 Chptr 15 Logistics

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