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attrition

noun decrease, disintegration, dwindling, erosion, fading, falling off, lessening, waning, wearing away
See also: erosion
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Weve seen the attrition rate creep back up and hover around 15 per cent and some universities reporting attrition rates double that average.
conducted a study to assess current information on the relationship between admission criteria and dental school performance, including the association of admissions criteria and dental school outcomes such as remediation and attrition.
Alex, Harris, and Smith present a compilation on attrition in pharmaceutical development.
The spokesman further pointed out that from June-December 2013, 176 employees were recruited against an attrition of 585; in 2014 only 15 were recruited against an attrition of 988 while in 2015, 420 employees were recruited against an attrition of 880.
Just when you think Attrition have reached some kind of critical mass, out comes another work of art that defines Attrition's legacy.
Data gathered and compiled from annual practising certificates (APCs), by head of Massey University's nursing school Annette Huntington and reported by Nursing Council in its Nursing Cohort Report 2014, reveals these attrition rates.
The Indian central bank has cautioned commercial banks that they will have to put up with a high attrition rate.
AIM The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between English as a second language (ESL), a reading comprehension program, and attrition rates of nursing students.
According to the NCUA's Examiner Separation and Attrition Report, there were 594 examiners in 2012 and 62 left the agency that year, resulting in a 10.
Attrition warfare is a military strategy in which a belligerent side attempts to win a war by wearing down the enemy to the point of collapse through continuous losses in personnel and materiel.
Meeting the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) attrition standard (or one of the attrition standards based on the WWC standard) is now an important consideration for researchers conducting studies that could potentially be reviewed by the WWC (or other evidence reviews).
4 percent this year but employee attrition is still a challenge for employers, Hay Group said on Sunday.