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"environmental" in British English

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environmentaladjective

uk   /ɪnˌvaɪ.rənˈmen.təl/ us   /ɪnˌvaɪ.rənˈmen.t̬əl/
environmentally
adverb uk   /ɪnˌvaɪ.rənˈmen.təl.i/ us   /ɪnˌvaɪ.rənˈmen.t̬əl.i/
B2 environmentally damaging chemicals industries that work in an environmentally responsible way environmentally sensitive areas
(Definition of environmental from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"environmental" in American English

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environmentaladjective [not gradable]

us   /ɪnˌvɑɪ·rənˈmen·təl, -ˌvɑɪ·ərn-/
earth science relating to the environment in which people, animals, and plants live: We’re here to discuss environmental issues.
environmentally
adverb [not gradable] us   /ɪnˌvɑɪ·rənˈmen·təl·i, -ˌvɑɪ·ərn-/
(Definition of environmental from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"environmental" in Business English

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environmentaladjective

uk   /ɪnˌvaɪərənˈmentəl/ us  
ENVIRONMENT relating to the environment: Environmental laws are forcing American automakers to take electric alternatives to gas engines seriously.environmental damage/harm/pollution The environmental damage from the oil spill took at least two years to repair. environmental challenges/concerns/issuesenvironmental effect/impact He's concerned about the environmental effects of genetically modified foods. environmental science/technology A cargo ship carrying toxic waste dumped its load, creating an environmental disaster that resulted in the deaths of 10 people. The oil giant has already spent some $3 billion on environmental cleanup. Businesses have a major role in environmental protection.
environmentally
adverb /ɪnˌvaɪrəˈmentəli/ /-ˌvaɪrəˈmenṱəl-/
It's generally understood that large hydro plants are environmentally damaging.
(Definition of environmental from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “environmental”
in Arabic بيئي…
in Korean 환경의…
in Portuguese ambiental…
in Catalan mediambiental…
in Japanese 環境の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自然环境的, 有关环境的…
in Turkish çevreye ilişkin…
in Russian относящийся к окружающей среде…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自然環境的, 有關環境的…
in Italian ambientale…
in Polish ekologiczny, środowiska…
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“environmental” in British English

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“environmental” in Business English

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