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non-renewable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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non-renewableˌnon-reˈnewable adjective 🔊 🔊 TPnon-renewable types of energy such as coal or gas cannot be replaced after they have been used 🔊 All countries are being asked to cut down on their use of non-renewable resources.
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non-renewableHowever, as we have seen, these are non-renewable and rapidly running out.Estimates of the availability of non-renewable fuels vary.They are also increasing their rate of consumption of non-renewable resources in the form of fossil fuels.Assessing those effects of global change which will be large scale and cause major modifications to both renewable and non-renewable resources.The key threat that Green politics poses to the capitalist global system is in the matter of the consumption of non-renewable resources.These are the non-renewable sources of energy that have been used predominantly in the past.On water consumption, the report warned that many countries were rapidly depleting non-renewable sources such as sealed aquifers.non-renewable resourcesAssessing those effects of global change which will be large scale and cause major modifications to both renewable and non-renewable resources.The key threat that Green politics poses to the capitalist global system is in the matter of the consumption of non-renewable resources.They are also increasing their rate of consumption of non-renewable resources in the form of fossil fuels.
From Longman Business Dictionarynon-renewableˌnon-reˈnewable adjective non-renewable types of energy such as coal or oil cannot be replaced once they have been useda tax on all forms of non-renewable energyThese regulations will only encourage a massive waste of valuable andnon-renewable natural resources.
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