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fossil fuelnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑs·əl ˈfju·əl, ˈfjul/
a fuel such as ​gas, ​coal, and ​oil that has been ​produced in the ​earth from ​plants and ​animals
(Definition of fossil fuel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fossil fuel”
in Chinese (Simplified) 矿物燃料…
in Turkish kömür veya petrol enerjisi…
in Russian топливо (нефть, уголь)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 礦物燃料…
in Polish paliwo kopalne…
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