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crude oilnoun [U]

 /krud ˈɔɪl/
oil from ​underground that has not ​yet been made into other ​products
(Definition of crude oil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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crude oilnoun [U]

uk   us   (also crude)
NATURAL RESOURCES oil in a ​naturalstate that has not yet been ​treated: The ​plantprocesses 405,000 ​barrels of crude ​oil each day. The ​governmentestimates that the ​oilfield could ​hold 200 million ​barrels of crude. Global crude ​consumption is now ​growing at its fastest ​pace for 40 ​years.
(Definition of crude oil from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crude oil”
in Turkish ham petrol…
in Russian сырая нефть…
in Polish ropa naftowa…
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