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ecology

noun [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-/
Translations of “ecology”
in Arabic عِلْم البيئة…
in Korean 생태 환경…
in Malaysian ekologi…
in French écologie…
in Turkish çevrebilim, ekoloji…
in Italian ecologia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指一個特定區域的)生態, 生態學…
in Russian экология…
in Polish ekologia…
in Vietnamese sinh thái…
in Spanish ecología…
in Portuguese ecologia…
in Thai นิเวศวิทยา, ระบบนิเวศ…
in German die Ökologie…
in Catalan ecologia…
in Japanese エコロジー, 生態学…
in Indonesian ekologi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指一个特定区域的)生态, 生态学…
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