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verb [intransitive/transitive] decarbonize pronunciation in American English /diˈkɑrbənaiz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydecarbonize
he/she/itdecarbonizes
present participledecarbonizing
past tensedecarbonized
past participledecarbonized
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  1. to reduce the amount of gaseous carbon compounds released into the atmosphere as a result of human activity
    We have to decarbonize the entire global economy and we have to do it fast.
    People claim that decarbonized technologies are expensive.
    Europe wanted to demonstrate to the world that it could decarbonize at low cost.

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