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English definition of “symbiosis”


noun [U]     /ˌsɪm.baɪˈəʊ.sɪs/ US  /-ˈoʊ-/
specialized biology a relationship between two types of animal or plant in which each provides for the other the conditions necessary for its continued existenceEssential or necessary a relationship between people or organizations that depend on each other equallyEssential or necessary symbiotic     /-ˈɒt.ɪk/ US  /-ˈɑː.t̬ɪk/ adjective specialized a symbiotic relationshipEssential or necessary symbiotically     /-ˈɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/ US  /-ɑː.t̬ɪ.kəl.i/ adverb specialized
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