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hydroelectric

view main entry for hydroelectric adjective  /ˌhaɪdroʊɪˈlektrɪk/
British English pronunciation: hydroelectricClick to listen to the pronunciation of hydroelectric

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hydroelectricity

  /ˌhaɪdroʊɪlekˈtrɪsɪti/ noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: hydroelectricityClick to listen to the pronunciation of hydroelectricity

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