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emission unitnoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   (also emissions unit) ENVIRONMENT
a ​right of a ​company to put an ​amount of harmful ​gases into the ​airequal to 1000 ​kilograms of carbon dioxide (= a ​gasformed when ​carbon is ​burned): In ​Europe nearly all of the ​valuableemissionunits were given away to ​powercompanies.
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