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Topic: ENVIRONMENT AND WASTE


acid rain

noun
     
acid rain [uncountable]
SGE rain that contains harmful acid which can damage the environment and is caused by chemicals in the air, for example from cars or factories
WORD FOCUS: environment WORD FOCUS: environment
good for the environment: environmentally friendly, eco-friendly, sustainable, recyclable, biodegradable, renewable, organic

people who want to protect the environment: greens, eco-warriors

things that cause harm to the environment: pollution, greenhouse gases, global warming, acid rain, deforestation
environment

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