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energy

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈenədʒi/ ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES
the power from something such as electricity or oil, which can do work, such as providing light and heat: use/consume/waste energy 80% of the energy used to wash garments is needed to heat the water.save/conserve energy We aim to manage and conserve energy and water efficiently within all our premises.provide/produce/generate energy These power stations work 24 hours a day, providing energy to the nation. energy use/costs energy supply/production wind/wave/solar energy →  See also eco-energy , green energy , non-renewable energy , renewable energy , sustainable energy
Translations of “energy”
in Korean 힘, 에너지…
in Arabic طاقة, نَشاط…
in French énergie…
in Turkish güç, enerji, (elektrik…
in Italian energia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 力量, 精力, 活力…
in Russian энергия, сила…
in Polish energia…
in Spanish energía…
in Portuguese energia…
in German die Energie…
in Catalan energia…
in Japanese 労力, エネルギー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 力量, 精力, 活力…
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