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Alcanzar

To reach

2

Aumentar

To increase

3

Calentar (ie)

To warm

4

Concienciar

To make aware

5

Desechar

To throw away, to discard

6

Destruir

To destroy

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Dificultar

To make difficult

8

Disminuir

To diminish

9

Favorecer

To favor

10

Invertir (ie, i(

To invest

11

Multar (a)

To fine

12

Perjudicar

To harm

13

Premiar

To reward

14

Presionar

To pressure

15

Prevenir (ie)

To prevent

16

Promover (ue)

To promote

17

Protegar (j)

To protect

18

Agotar

To exhaust

19

Renovar (ue)

To renew

20

Rescatar

To rescue

21

El combustible

Fuel

22

El desafío

Challenge

23

El desecho

Waste

24

La (Des) ventaja

(Dis) advantage

25

El efecto

Greenhouse effect

26

Las especies en peligro de extinción

Endangered species

27

La fuente

Source

28

El humo

Smoke

29

La leña

Firewood

30

La medida

Measure

31

El medioambiente

Environment

32

El recurso

Resource

33

La regla

Rule

34

La sequía

Drought

35

El vidrio

Glass

36

(In) agotable

(In) exhaustible

37

Medioambiental

Environmental

38

Potable

Safe to drink

39

Renovable

Renewable

40

Sostenible

Sustainable

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A corto/medio/largo plazo

In the short/mid/long term

42

Sin embargo

However, nevertheless

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Aportar

To contribute, to provide

44

Avanzar

To advance, to further

45

Comprometer

To compromise

46

Cumplir (con)

To fulfill, to satisfy

47

Dañar

To damage

48

Desarrollar

To develop

49

Fomentar

To promote, to further

50

Mejorar

To improve

51

Predecir (I)

To predict

52

Preservar

To protect, to preserve

53

Proponer

To purpose

54

El fondo

Background, essence

55

La vivienda

Housing

56

Beneficioso/a

Beneficial

57

En vías de desarrollo

Developing

58

Factible

Feasible

59

Grave

Serious

60

Nutritivo/a

Nutritious

61

Saludable

Healthy

62

Seguro/a

Secure, safe