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English definition of “ecological”

ecological

adjective uk   /ˌiː.kəˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-ˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/
B2 relating to ecology or the environment: The destruction of the rain forests is an ecological disaster.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
ecologically
adverb uk   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ us  
B2 It's an ecologically friendly/sound (= not harmful) means of transport.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsZoos and wildlife reserves
(Definition of ecological from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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