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noun [plural]
/rɪˈnjuːəblz/ US   /rɪˈnuːəbəlz/
NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT types of energy such as wind power and power from the sun, or that produced from crops, rather than energy produced using fuels such as oil or coal: the renewables industry 20% of US energy should come from renewables by 2020.
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