Definition of Attritional

1. Adjective. Relating to or caused by attrition.

Derivative terms: Attrition, Attrition, Attrition, Attrition
Partainyms: Attrition



Definition of Attritional

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to attrition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attritional

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attritional

attristed
attrists
attrit
attrite
attrited
attritee
attritees
attriteness
attriter
attriters
attrites
attriting
attrition
attrition damage
attrition rate
attritional (current term)
attritions
attritive
attrits
attritted
attritting
attry
attuent
attuite
attuited
attuites
attuiting
attuition
attunable
attune

Literary usage of Attritional

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1. Death by Default: a policy of fatal neglict in China's State Orphanages by Robin Munro, Jeff Rigsby, Human Rights Watch/Asia (1996)
"An Outline of the attritional Process The parallels, and also the contrasts, between what is happening nowadays in Chinese orphanages and the crisis in ..."

2. Special Operations Forces: Roles And Missions In The Aftermath Of The Cold War by Wayne A. (FRW) Downing (1996)
"For a century, the US style was linear and attritional. ... Operationally, linear attritional warfare crimps SF and Rangers and relegates them to an ..."

3. Lucky War: Third Army in Desert Storm by Richard M. Swain (1999)
"Air forces, because of their ubiquity, are capable of striking an enemy's strategic depths, without lengthy attritional battles and at relatively low cost. ..."

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