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renewableadjective [not gradable]

us   /rɪˈnu·ə·bəl/
Renewable substances can be used and easily replaced: renewable energy resources
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renewableadjective

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.
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