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Definition of ecological adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˌɛkəˈlɑdʒɪkl//
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  1. 1connected with the relation of plants and living creatures to each other and to their environment We risk upsetting the ecological balance of the area. an ecological disaster (= one that alters the whole balance of ecology in an area)
  2. 2interested in and concerned about the ecology of a place the ecological movement
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, NAmE//ˌɛkəˈlɑdʒɪkli//
adverb The system is both practical and ecologically sound.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ecological

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