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extractive

Saltos de línea: ex¦tract|ive
Pronunciación: /ɪkˈstraktɪv
 
, ɛk-/

Definición de extractive en inglés:

adjetivo

Of or involving extraction, especially the extensive extraction of natural resources without provision for their renewal: extractive industry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The first category consisted of extractive industries, wherein naturally occurring substances present in the cave environment were gathered, mined, refined, or manufactured and then sold for profit.
  • By definition, Wilderness Areas are off-limits to industrial use, and so have a natural enemy in the extractive industries.
  • Even the initial large-scale industrial production base in the mining sector was specifically tailored to serve the process of extractive exploitation of natural resources.

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