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fossil fuel

noun [C or U] uk   us  
fuels, such as gas, coal, and oil, that were formed underground from plant and animal remains millions of years ago
Translations of “fossil fuel”
in Chinese (Traditional) 礦物燃料…
in Russian топливо (нефть, уголь)…
in Turkish kömür veya petrol enerjisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 矿物燃料…
in Polish paliwo kopalne…
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