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ecological

adjective     /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     /-ɪ.kəl.i/ adverb B2 It's an ecologically friendly/sound (= not harmful) means of transport.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsZoos and wildlife reserves
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