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habitatnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈhæb.ɪ.tæt/
C1 the ​naturalenvironment in which an ​animal or ​plant usually ​lives: With so many ​areas of ​woodland being ​cut down, a lot of ​wildlife is ​losingitsnatural habitat.
(Definition of habitat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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habitatnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhæb·ɪˌtæt/
the ​naturalsurroundings in which an ​animal or ​plant usually ​lives
(Definition of habitat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “habitat”
in Chinese (Simplified) (动植物的)生长地,栖息地…
in Turkish doğal ortam, yaşam ortamı…
in Russian среда обитания…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動植物的)生長地,棲息地…
in Polish środowisko naturalne…
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