Definition of ecotown in English:

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ecotown

Pronunciation: /ˈiːkəʊtaʊn/

noun

A new town designed to facilitate a lifestyle that has as little impact on the environment as possible.
Example sentences
  • The Daily Telegraph has also learned that the planned housing density for the eco-towns in some places is equivalent to an inner city.
  • Last month ministers unveiled a shortlist of 15 sites across England that will eventually be whittled down to 10 eco-towns.
  • Flint wants between 30 % and 40 % of houses in her eco-towns to be for the poor.
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