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adjective uk   /ˌnɒn.rɪˈnjuː.ə.bl̩/  us   /ˌnɑːn.rɪˈnuː-/
existing in limited quantities that cannot be replaced after they have all been used: Oil, natural gas, and coal are non-renewable fuels. If an official document or agreement is non-renewable, its use cannot be continued for an extra period of time after it has ended: Foreign workers bringing dependents could obtain only one non-renewable two-year visa.
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