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nonrenewable resources
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Natural resources that cannot be regenerated or grown at a sustainable rate to meet demand, including fossil fuels, metals, and minerals.
Definition Source
US Environmental Protection Agency
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non-renewable resources
nonrenewable products
Broader Term
natural resources
recursos no renovables
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