Definition of Sustainable

1. Adjective. Capable of being sustained.

Derivative terms: Sustain, Sustain, Sustain, Sustain, Sustainability
Partainyms: Sustainability



Definition of Sustainable

1. a. Capable of being sustained or maintained; as, the action is not sustainable.

Definition of Sustainable

1. Adjective. Able to be sustained. ¹

2. Adjective. Able to be sustained for an indefinite period without damaging the environment, or without depleting a resource; renewable. ¹

3. Adjective. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sustainable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sustainable

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sustainability
sustainable (current term)
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sustainable development
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Literary usage of Sustainable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"participate in formulating and implementing sustainable development policies. ... Other key measures to promote and develop sustainable forestry in the last ..."

2. OECD Environmental Performance Reviews by OECD., Lorents G. (FRW) Lorentsen, OECD Staff (2004)
"Towards sustainable Development 2. / Sweden's sustainable development strategy The government has committed itself to making Sweden "one of the countries ..."

3. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"Overall, the Ministry of the Environment, the National Institute of Statistics, the National Centre for Box 6.2 Towards a Spanish strategy for sustainable ..."

4. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"Table 4.2 Strategic goals of the National Strategy for sustainable Development ... To advocate and promote the principles of sustainable development in ..."

5. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"1.2 sustainable development and institutional integration The Presidential Commission on sustainable Development (PCSD) was created in 2000 to promote ..."

6. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"7.5 sustainable development strategy The government considers that Dutch policy has been oriented towards sustainable development for at least a decade, ..."

7. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"Towards sustainable Development Integration of environmental concerns in economic decisions Italy has continued to make good progress in decoupling ..."

8. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"The 1999 law on sustainable agriculture establishes the objective of preserving the natural environment (eg through recycling of manure and plastics). ..."

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