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verb [intransitive/transitive] decarbonize pronunciation in British English /diːˈkɑ(r)bənaiz/
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present tense
present participledecarbonizing
past tensedecarbonized
past participledecarbonized
  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.

    Europe wanted to demonstrate to the world that it could decarbonize at low cost.

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used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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