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renewable

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adjective re·new·able \-ˈnü-ə-bəl, -ˈnyü-\

Simple Definition of renewable

  • : able to be extended for another time period : able to be renewed

  • : restored or replaced by natural processes : able to be replaced by nature

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of renewable

  1. 1 :  capable of being renewed <renewable contracts>

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

renewability

play \-ˌnü-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌnyü-\ noun

renewable

noun

renewably

play \-ˈnü-ə-blē, -ˈnyü-\ adverb

Examples of renewable in a sentence

  1. a renewable life insurance policy

  2. Forests are renewable natural resources, but they must be treated with care.

  3. Wind and water are renewable fuel sources.



1727

First Known Use of renewable

1727

Rhymes with renewable


RENEWABLE Defined for Kids

renewable

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adjective re·new·able \ri-ˈnü-ə-bəl, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of renewable for Students

  1. :  capable of being replaced by natural processes <Forests are a renewable resource.>




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