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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The science that deals with the relations between all living things and the conditions that surround them.

Usage examples (37)
  • An ecology professor visited our school today to demonstrate what we can do to protect the natural environment.
  • It changed the ecology of the island
  • The word ecology comes from the Greek words oikos and logos, and literally means "study of the home."
  • He reminds us that the first part of the word "ecology" derives from the Greek word for house. for more
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