Definition of crude oil in English:

crude oil

Syllabification: crude oil


Unrefined petroleum: a shortage of crude oil
More example sentences
  • The first thing to understand about petroleum is this: crude oil is only valuable because it can be made into other things.
  • Unless there is a recovery in crude oil prices, real tax reform, and a further depreciation of currency, the company will struggle to survive.
  • Crude oil prices have fallen precipitously in real terms.

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