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English definition of “environmental”

environmental

adjective     /ɪnˌvaɪ.rən.ˈmen.təl/ US  /-ˌvaɪr.ənˈmen.t̬əl/
B1 relating to the environment: People are becoming far more aware of environmental issues.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors environmentally     /-i/ adverb B2 environmentally damaging chemicals industries which work in an environmentally responsible way environmentally sensitive areasEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
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