renewable

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

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.

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First Known Use of renewable

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RENEWABLE Defined for English Language Learners

renewable

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

Definition of renewable for English Language Learners

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

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


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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