sustainability

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sus·tain·a·ble

 (sə-stā′nə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being sustained.
2. Capable of being continued with minimal long-term effect on the environment: sustainable agriculture.

sus·tain′a·bil′i·ty n.

sustainability

(səˌsteɪnəˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
1. (Economics) economics the ability to be sustained, without causing problems such as inflation
2. (Environmental Science) ecology (of economic development, energy sources, etc) the ability to be maintained at a steady level without exhausting natural resources or causing severe ecological damage

sustainability

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sustainability - the property of being sustainable
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
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sustainability

[səˌsteɪnəˈbɪləti] n
[rate, growth] → durabilité f
(from ecological point of view) [agriculture, development, source] → durabilité f

sustainability

n (of development, growth, recovery)Nachhaltigkeit f; (of argument)Haltbarkeit f; (of position)Vertretbarkeit f