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English definition of “unsustainable”

unsustainable

adjective     /ˌʌn.səˈsteɪ.nə.bəl/
C2 Something that is unsustainable cannot continue at the same rate : This level of spending on pensions is unsustainable.Unachievable C2 causing damage to the environment by using more of something than can be replaced naturally : unsustainable fishing methods Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
(Definition of unsustainable adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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