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Definition of decarbonize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

decarbonize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they decarbonise
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪz//
 
present simple I / you / we / they decarbonize
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪz//
 
he / she / it decarbonises
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪzɪz//
 
he / she / it decarbonizes
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪzɪz//
 
past simple decarbonised
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪzd//
 
past simple decarbonized
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪzd//
 
past participle decarbonised
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪzd//
 
past participle decarbonized
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪzd//
 
-ing form decarbonising
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪzɪŋ//
 
-ing form decarbonizing
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈkɑːbənaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈkɑːrbənaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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decarbonize something to replace fossil fuels with a fuel that is less harmful to the environment If we decarbonize electricity then through electric cars we can decarbonize transport.