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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Pertaining to the branch of science that deals with the relations between all living things and the conditions that surround them.

Usage examples (40)
  • The origin of agriculture involved both human intentionality and a set of underlying ecological and evolutionary principles.
  • ecological research
  • An ecological disaster
  • William Dennison, a scientist at the University of Maryland environmental laboratory near Cambridge, said the bay is at what he called ecological and societal "tipping... for more
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