1 if an agreement or official document is renewable, you can make it continue for a further period of time after it ends [≠ non-renewable]:
It's a six-month lease but it's renewable.
a renewable visa
2 [usually before noun] renewable energy replaces itself naturally, or is easily replaced because there is a large supply of it:
renewable energy such as solar power
an industry based on renewable resources
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

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