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"hydroelectric" in British English

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hydroelectricadjective

uk   /ˌhaɪ.drəʊ.ɪˈlek.trɪk/  us   /-droʊ-/
producingelectricity by the ​force of ​fastmovingwater such as ​rivers or waterfalls: a hydroelectric ​powerstation
hydroelectricity
noun [U] uk   /-lekˈtrɪs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-lekˈtrɪs.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of hydroelectric from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hydroelectric" in American English

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hydroelectricadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌhɑɪ·droʊ·ɪˈlek·trɪk/
of or ​related to ​electricityproduced from the ​energy of fast-moving ​water: a hydroelectric ​powerplant
(Definition of hydroelectric from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hydroelectric" in Business English

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hydroelectricadjective

uk   us   /ˌhaɪdrəʊɪˈlektrɪk/
NATURAL RESOURCES producing electricity by using the ​power of fast ​moving water, such as from a river: hydroelectric ​power
hydroelectricity
noun [U]
More than 80% of the ​powergenerated in the Northwest comes from hydroelectricity.
(Definition of hydroelectric from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hydroelectric”
in Chinese (Simplified) 水力发电的,水电的…
in Turkish hidroelektrik…
in Russian гидроэлектрический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水力發電的,水電的…
in Polish hydroelektryczny…
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