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English definition of “renewable”

renewable

adjective     /rɪˈnjuː.ə.bl̩/ US  /-ˈnuː-/
C1 describes a form of energy that can be produced as quickly as it is used: renewable energy sources such as wind and wave powerEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors C2 If an official document is renewable, its use can be continued for an extra period of time: a renewable passport/contractOfficial documents
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