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"carbon-neutral" in British English

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carbon-neutraladjective

uk   /ˌkɑː.bənˈnjuː.trəl/  us   /ˌkɑːr.bənˈnuː.trəl/
If a ​person, ​organization, ​event, etc. is carbon-neutral, it does things such as ​plantingtrees to ​reduce carbondioxide by the same ​amount as it ​produces it.
(Definition of carbon-neutral from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"carbon neutral" in Business English

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carbon neutraladjective

(also carbon-neutral) uk   us  
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY if something such as an ​organization or ​activity is ​carbon neutral, it ​removes the same ​amount of carbon dioxide from the ​environment as it ​releases into the ​environment: Norway ​plans to become totally carbon-neutral by 2050. The university has made a ​commitment to make its ​operationscarbon neutral.
(Definition of carbon neutral from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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