Definition of sustainable development in English:

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sustainable development

noun

[mass noun]
Economic development that is conducted without depletion of natural resources: international policies should support sustainable development sustainable development has become the guiding theme in much environmental literature
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  • The government has invited the public to offer ideas for sustainable development.
  • The organization hopes to produce successful models of sustainable development that can be replicated regionally.
  • You can't create sustainable development without creating jobs.
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