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n. pl. e·col·o·gies
a. The science of the relationships between organisms and their environments.
b. The relationship between organisms and their environment.

[German Ökologie : Greek oikos, house; see weik- in Indo-European roots + German -logie, study (from Greek -logiā, -logy).]

ec′o·log′i·cal (ĕk′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, ē′kə-), ec′o·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
ec′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
e·col′o·gist n.
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Adv.1.ecologically - with respect to ecology; "ecologically speaking, this idea is brilliant; economically, it is a disaster"
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[ˌiːkəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəlɪ] ADVecológicamente
an ecologically sound schemeun plan ecológicamente razonable, un plan razonable desde el punto de vista ecológico
ecologically, the new fishing regulations are a good movedesde el punto de vista ecológico, la nueva normativa sobre la pesca es una buena medida
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[ˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkli] adv [sustainable, sensitive] → écologiquement
ecologically sound → écologique
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advökologisch; ecologically harmfulumweltschädlich; ecologically minded/awareumweltbewusst
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[ˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪklɪ] advecologicamente
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(iˈkolədʒi) noun
(the study of) living things considered in relation to their environment. Pollution has a disastrous effect on the ecology of a region.
eˈcologist noun
ˌecoˈlogical (iː-) adjective
ˌecoˈlogically adverb
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