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re·new·a·ble

 (rĭ-no͞o′ə-bəl, -nyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Capable of being renewed: a renewable membership; renewable subscriptions.
2. Relating to or being a commodity or resource, such as solar energy or firewood, that is inexhaustible or replaceable by new growth.

re·new′a·bil′i·ty (-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
re·new′a·bly adv.

re·new·a·ble

(rĭ-no͞o′ə-bəl)
Relating to a natural resource, such as solar energy or wood, that is never used up or that can be replaced by new growth. Compare nonrenewable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.renewable - that can be renewed or extended; "a renewable lease"; "renewable subscriptions"
nonrenewable, unrenewable - that can not be renewed; "books on that shelf are unrenewable"; "gas and oil are nonrenewable resources"
2.renewable - capable of being renewed; replaceable; "renewable energy such as solar energy is theoretically inexhaustible"
inexhaustible - incapable of being entirely consumed or used up; "an inexhaustible supply of coal"
Translations
قَابِلٌ لِلتـَجْدِيدمُمْكِن تَجْديدُه، قابِل للتَّجْديد
obnovitelný
vedvarende
uusittava
obnovljiv
megújítható
endurnÿjanlegur
再び始められる
재생 가능한
obnoviteľný
förnyelsebar
ไม่มีวันหมด
yenilenebilirsüresi uzatılabilir
có thể thay mới

renewable

[rɪˈnjuːəbl] ADJ [contract] → renovable; [energy, resources] → no perecedero

renewable

[rɪˈnjuːəbəl]
adjrenouvelable
renewable energy → énergies fpl renouvelables
renewables nplénergies fpl renouvelables

renewable

adj contract, licence etcerneuerbar, verlängerbar; passport, bill of exchangeverlängerbar; energy, resourceerneuerbar; (= must be renewed)zu erneuern/verlängern; some library books are not renewableeinige Bibliotheksbücher können nicht verlängert werden
n renewables

renewable

[rɪˈnjuːəbl] adjrinnovabile

renew

(rəˈnjuː) verb
1. to begin, do, produce etc again. He renewed his efforts; We must renew our attack on drug abuse.
2. to cause (eg a licence) to continue for another or longer period of time. My television licence has to be renewed in October.
3. to make new or fresh or as if new again. The panels on the doors have all been renewed.
reˈnewable adjective
reˈnewal noun

renewable

قَابِلٌ لِلتـَجْدِيد obnovitelný vedvarende erneuerbar ανανεώσιμος renovable uusittava renouvelable obnovljiv rinnovabile 再び始められる 재생 가능한 hernieuwbaar fornybar odnawialny renovável возобновляемый förnyelsebar ไม่มีวันหมด yenilenebilir có thể thay mới 可再生的
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