Meaning of “renewable” in the English Dictionary

"renewable" in American English

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renewableadjective [ not gradable ]

us /rɪˈnu·ə·bəl/

Renewable substances can be used and easily replaced:

renewable energy resources

(Definition of “renewable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"renewable" in Business English

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uk /rɪˈnjuːəbl/ us /rɪˈnuːəbl/

NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT relating to forms of energy that are produced using the sun, wind, etc., or from crops, rather than those using fuels such as oil or coal:

renewable electricity/fuel/power
renewable materials/resources
Sorghum is a brand new cash crop that can be burned as a fuel and is therefore a renewable source of energy.

LAW if an agreement or an official document is renewable, its use can be continued for an extra period of time:

a renewable lease
The initial contract is for two years, renewable annually by mutual agreement.

(Definition of “renewable” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)