Meaning of “degradable” in the English Dictionary

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"degradable" in British English

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degradableadjective

uk /dɪˈɡreɪ.də.bəl/ us /dɪˈɡreɪ.də.bəl/

A degradable substance can change into a more simple chemical structure, especially over time:

These bags are made of degradable plastic.
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(Definition of “degradable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"degradable" in American English

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degradableadjective

us /dɪˈɡreɪ·də·bəl/

short form ofbiodegradable

(Definition of “degradable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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