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sus·tain·a·ble

sustainable

 
 
pronunciation:
s steI n bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: capable of continuing or or being kept up over time.
Their small grocery store business was no longer sustainable after the big store opened across the street.
definition 2: of or related to a method of managing or using a resource so that the resource is never used up or forever damaged.
Sustainable farming usually involves rotatating the crops so that the soil stays rich.
 
derivation: sustainability (adj.)
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