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sus·tain·a·ble

sustainable

 
 
pronunciation:
s steI n bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: capable of being sustained.
Sadly, their happiness in marriage was not sustainable once they took jobs in different cities.He claims that, without developing new fuels, our current way of life is not sustainable.
definition 2: of or related to a method of managing or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged.
Sustainable farming generally involves crop rotation.
 
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derivation: sustainability (adj.)
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