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ecology

noun [U] uk   /ɪˈkɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-ˈkɑː.lə-/
C1 the relationships between the air, land, water, animals, plants, etc., usually of a particular area, or the scientific study of this: The oil spill caused terrible damage to the fragile ecology of the coast. She hopes to study ecology at college.
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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