Definition of ecotourism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ecotourism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌikoʊˈtʊrɪzəm//
 
, NAmE//ˈikoʊˌtʊrɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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organized vacations that are designed so that the tourists damage the environment as little as possible, especially when some of the money they pay is used to protect the local environment and animals Ecotourism is financing rainforest preservation.
NAmE//ˈikoʊˌtʊrɪst//
 
noun
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