Meaning of RENEWABLE in English

RENEWABLE

adj.

Pronunciation: - ' nü- ə -b ə l, - ' nyü-

Function: adjective

Date: 1727

1 : capable of being renewed < renewable contracts>

2 : capable of being replaced by natural ecological cycles or sound management practices < renewable resources>

– re · new · abil · i · ty \ - ˌ nü- ə - ' bi-l ə -t ē , - ˌ nyü- \ noun

– renewable noun

– re · new · ably \ - ' nü- ə -bl ē , - ' nyü- \ adverb

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