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e·col·o·gy

 (ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. e·col·o·gies
1.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ecologist - a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment
biologist, life scientist - (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms

ecologist

noun environmentalist, green, friend of the earth, tree-hugger (informal, derogatory) Ecologists say the spread of the algae has been caused by increased pollution.
Translations
عالِم بيئَه
ekolog
økolog
ekologi
ökológus
vistfræîingur
環境学者
ecologistaecólogo
çevrebilimci

ecologist

[ɪˈkɒlədʒɪst] N (= scientist) → ecólogo/a m/f; (= conservationist) → ecologista mf

ecologist

[ɪˈkɒlədʒɪst] nécologiste mf

ecologist

nÖkologe m, → Ökologin f

ecologist

[ɪˈkɒlədʒɪst] n (scientist) → ecologo/a; (conservationist) → ecologista m/f

ecology

(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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"We thought we knew what was going to happen," says Terry Franklin, a forest ecologist at the University of Washington.
Peter Yankov, an ecologist at the Poda Nature Conservation Centre of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB), in an interview with Focus News Agency."Of course, different species of birds migrate at different times.
David Tilman, an eminent ecologist at the University of Minnesota, chaired the NAS appraisal of NEON.
An ecologist, Mr Habib Omotosho, has urged government at all levels to address the issue of situating dumps close to residential areas.
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