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natural resourcesnoun [plural]

uk   us   NATURAL RESOURCES
oil, minerals, forests, etc. that exist in a place and that have economic value to a country: The region is rich in natural resources but has suffered from years of under investment. abundant/rich natural resources dwindling/scarce natural resources conserve/preserve/protect natural resources deplete/exploit natural resources
(Definition of natural resources from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “natural resources”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自然资源…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天然資源…
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