[ suh-stey-nuh-bil-i-tee ]

  1. the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed.

  2. Environmental Science. the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance: The committee is developing sustainability standards for products that use energy.

Origin of sustainability


Words Nearby sustainability Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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