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English definition of “carbon cycle”

carbon cycle

noun [S]    
ENVIRONMENT the continuous movement of carbon between different living things on Earth and between living things and the environment , through natural physical processes and also through the burning of fossil fuels : Computer models used to track Earth's natural carbon cycle have projected a slowdown in CO2 uptake by oceans and plants .
(Definition of carbon cycle noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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