Definition of sustainable development in English:

sustainable development

Line breaks: sus¦tain|able de¦vel¦op|ment

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 summit hopes to reinvigorate political commitment to sustainable development.
    • At many levels, institutions will be decisive in making sustainable development a reality.
    • Experience has shown that poverty is no pathway to a better environment, thus economic well-being is an important foundation of sustainable development.

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