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Related to sustainability: Environmental sustainability
1. Capable of being sustained.
2. Capable of being continued with minimal long-term effect on the environment: sustainable agriculture.
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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
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See: military capability.
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|Noun||1.||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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[rate, growth] → durabilité f
(from ecological point of view) [agriculture, development, source] → durabilité f
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