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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.
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sustainable

(səˈsteɪnəbəl)
adj
1. (Economics) capable of being sustained
2. (Environmental Science) (of economic development, energy sources, etc) capable of being maintained at a steady level without exhausting natural resources or causing severe ecological damage: sustainable development.
3. (Economics) (of economic growth) non-inflationary
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Adj.1.sustainable - capable of being sustained
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Translations
udržitelný
dauxrebla
pysyvä
持続可能性

sustainable

[səsˈteɪnəbl] ADJ [growth, development, agriculture] → sostenible; [charge] → sustentable
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sustainable

[səˈsteɪnəbəl] adj
[rate, growth] → durable
(from ecological point of view) [agriculture, development, source] → durablesustainable development ndéveloppement m durable
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sustainable

adjaufrechtzuerhalten pred, → aufrechtzuerhaltend attr; development, recovery, agriculture, forestrynachhaltig; resourceserneuerbar; growthnachhaltig, kontinuierlich; level, situation, argumenthaltbar; positionvertretbar
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sustainable

[səsˈteɪnəbl] adjche può essere mantenuto/a
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