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environmental impactnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   ENVIRONMENT
the ​effect that the ​activities of ​people and ​businesses have on the ​environment: eliminate/minimize/reduce the environmental impact Scores of ​publicservice announcements will be aired giving the ​audiencetips about how to conserve ​energy and ​reduce their ​environmentalimpact. possible/​potentialenvironmentalimpactenvironmental impact of sth Many ​stores are ​committed to ​reducing the ​environmentalimpact of ​plasticshopping bags.environmental impact on sth The ​environmentalimpact on the city of the ​flood is only beginning to be ​assessed.
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