Definition of biodegradable in English:


Syllabification: bi·o·de·grad·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōdəˈɡrādəb(ə)l


(Of a substance or object) capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms.
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  • If the consumer is involved in purchasing recyclable products, using biodegradable ingredients, points are added.
  • The vegetable wax is biodegradable, and no synthetic fragrances are added to the essential oils.
  • And what happened to the fashion fad for biodegradable packaging?



Pronunciation: /-ˌɡrādəˈbilitē/
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  • Polymers DotCom has the following to say on the biodegradability of plastics.
  • But false claims of biodegradability in the past and a lack of a widely accepted and credible degradability standard have undercut the public's trust.
  • They are of benefit to wildlife as they ensure land is kept in a natural state and they adhere to sound ecological values like recycling and biodegradability.

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