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ecosphere Line breaks: eco|sphere
Pronunciation: /ˈiːkəʊsfɪə/

Definition of ecosphere in English:


1The biosphere of the earth or other planet, especially when the interaction between the living and non-living components is emphasized.
Example sentences
  • One key is developing better technology; another is placing proper economic values on the ecosphere and its components.
  • Bioregionalism offers a more useful and sensible axis for political engagement, with one's watershed being the epicenter and the ecosphere being the furthest extension of concern.
  • Nor, of course, can individuals, families, and communities, survive if the order of the natural world or the ecosphere is destroyed, as even the most extreme adept of the cult of selfishness will soon realise.
1.1 Astronomy The region of space around a star where conditions are such that planets are theoretically capable of sustaining life.
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