rate of attrition

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Noun1.rate of attrition - the rate of shrinkage in size or number
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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Publicis said, "Growth was therefore slower than in Q3 due to negative impact of the usual year-end volatility and the higher-than-expected rate of attrition in the traditional advertising business, notably in the FMCG sector in the US.
Torrente, Stromoy and Stark were the class of the field that suffered a high rate of attrition on the punishing Indian river course.
The visibility was not good and we hit this hole and the car rolled." The rate of attrition was high on the first loop of three stages with all but six of the FIA entrants and two of the National Rally cars retiring prematurely.
With the number of seeds set to drop from 32 back to 16 at Grand Slams from next year the rate of attrition will slow.
It's the fifth resignation of a cabinet minister in under a year - an extraordinary rate of attrition, even for this inept bunch of clowns.
On the other hand, 32 per cent of the recruiters expect an increase in the rate of attrition. Three out of every 10 employers surveyed, were of the opinion that the attrition in their company was between 10 per cent - 20 per cent.
Poor training, poor morale, the ability of the Taliban to seemingly infiltrate the security apparatus at will, and a high rate of attrition are all persistent problems.
"While I hope the rate of attrition won't get worse, guys will keep getting stronger and finding better ways to train and get more powerful and fitter.
But it's also true, as Chou argues, that the pipeline problem can't explain the high rate of attrition for women in tech, or the lack of women in senior positions.
It is generally believed that most medical students choose to attend medical colleges because they have a genuine interest in practicing medicine, but the high rate of attrition from medical schools suggests that a change in career aspirations may occur during medical school itself.
The trooper increase matches last budget's hiring goal, which Longoria said is still needed due to the high rate of attrition at DPS.