Definition of habitat in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhabɪtat/


The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism: wild chimps in their natural habitat
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  • The best tend to have fewer species, provide a great deal of space, and sometimes almost reproduce the animals' natural habitats - minus most of the dangers.
  • It's a technique which has a lot of potential and the next film will feature more talking animals in their natural habitat.
  • The point is businesses that benefit from animals are expected to preserve habitats, not disturb natural productivity.
natural environment, natural element, natural territory, natural surroundings, natural terrain, home, domain, haunt
formal habitation, abode


Late 18th century: from Latin, literally 'it dwells', from habitare (see habitable).

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