Definition of 'footprint'
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The overall carbon footprint from such imports is significantly higher than would be the case from domestically produced shale gas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because they grow vertically, they need only a pot or small footprint of soil. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First, it reduces our carbon footprint. Computing (2010)The scheme requires about 5,000 large organisations to report annually on their energy use and to buy carbon allowances in line with their carbon footprints. Computing (2010)Plus, there's the carbon footprint to think about. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Meanwhile, solar panels on the roof minimise the hotel's carbon footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Sterling's relative weakness could encourage opportunistic buyers to bid for domestic companies, and particularly those with a global footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But what would happen if that gaze turned to the IT industry, and asked us what we are doing to reduce our carbon footprint? Computing (2010)If snow is on the ground a few footprints will make the house appear inhabited. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The international threat is more complex and has a global footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They want to see their carbon footprint reduced. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The environmentalist famous for saving rainforests and offsetting his rather large carbon footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We need a much lighter military footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What about the carbon footprint of your shampoo? Times, Sunday Times (2006)But we need to make the footprint much smaller. The Sun (2010)Companies are aggressively seeking to increase their global footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Others want to reduce their ecological footprint. Christianity Today (2000)Not a man who left a large footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The quickest and easiest way to reduce our carbon footprint is through energy efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is possible to reduce your carbon footprint without lowering your standards. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is always questioning its carbon footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is justice that demands that we reduce our carbon footprints to zero. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He decided to fly less because of his carbon footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Pack'em in and each person will have a smaller carbon footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our offspring leave an unacceptably large environmental footprint, as well an infernal mess in the bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Once a site moves from the exploration phase to production, the surface footprint becomes smaller. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you are going to leave a footprint, make sure it is a green one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My design was for a house with a smaller footprint and 4% extra volume. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If your business has a particularly large carbon footprint, your interest might be strong in environmental issues. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What better platform than the global footprint the Premier League provides? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The company has a global footprint, considerable resources, a comprehensive knowledge base and a broad international client base. TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)
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Translations for 'footprint'
British English: footprint /ˈfʊtˌprɪnt/ NOUN
A footprint is the mark of a person's foot or shoe left on a surface.
- American English: footprint
- Arabic: أَثَرُ القَدَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: pegada
- Chinese: 足迹
- Croatian: otisak stopala
- Czech: šlépej
- Danish: fodaftryk
- Dutch: voetafdruk
- European Spanish: huella
- Finnish: jalanjälki
- French: empreinte pied
- German: Fußabdruck
- Greek: χνάρι
- Italian: impronta
- Japanese: 足跡
- Korean: 발자국
- Norwegian: fotspor
- Polish: ślad stopy
- European Portuguese: pegada
- Romanian: urmă de pas
- Russian: след
- Spanish: huella
- Swedish: fotavtryck
- Thai: รอยเท้า
- Turkish: ayak izi
- Ukrainian: слід
- Vietnamese: dấu chân
Definition of footprint from the Collins English Dictionary
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