Definition of renewable
- renewable contracts
- renewable resources
a renewable life insurance policy
Forests are renewable natural resources, but they must be treated with care.
Wind and water are renewable fuel sources.
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: able to be extended for another time period : able to be renewed
: restored or replaced by natural processes : able to be replaced by nature
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