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ecologynoun [U]

us   /ɪˈkɑl·ə·dʒi/
the relationship of living things to their environment and to each other, or the scientific study of this: The oil spill caused great damage to the fragile ecology of the coastline.
ecological
adjective us   /ˌi·kəˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl, ˌek·ə-/
(Definition of ecology from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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ecologynoun [U or C]

uk   /iːˈkɒlədʒi/ us  
ENVIRONMENT the relationship between living things and their environment: The developments will extend further into the shore, so further destroying the river's ecology.
WORKPLACE, COMMERCE the relationship between the people working within a company or the relationship between different companies working together: We need a healthy ecology of competing organizations: traditional companies, partnerships, mutuals, co-operatives, and social enterprises. Business ecology deals with the relationships between stakeholders, corporate decision makers, and their environments.
(Definition of ecology from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“ecology” in Business English

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