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English definition of “biodegradable”

biodegradable

adjective     /ˌbaɪ.əʊ.dɪˈɡreɪ.dɪ.bl̩/ US  /-oʊ-/
able to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful: Biodegradable packaging helps to limit the amount of harmful chemicals released into the atmosphere.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsDecaying and staying fresh
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