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ecologynoun [U]

 us   /ɪˈkɑl·ə·dʒi/
the ​relationship of ​living things to ​theirenvironment and to each other, or the ​scientificstudy of this: The ​oilspill caused ​greatdamage to the ​fragile ecology of the ​coastline.
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   us   /iːˈkɒlədʒi/
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 ​peopleworking within a ​company or the ​relationship between different ​companiesworking together: We need a ​healthy ecology of ​competingorganizations: traditional ​companies, ​partnerships, ​mutuals, co-operatives, and ​socialenterprises. Business ecologydeals 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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