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Syllabification: bi·o·di·ver·si·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌbīōdiˈvərsədē
, ˌbīōˌdīˈvərsədē

Definition of biodiversity in English:


The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.
Example sentences
  • To discover the patterns of biodiversity, information on biodiversity has to be collected.
  • Will the water and soils and biodiversity cope with this level of forestry?
  • A description of one of the prime threats to wild plant biodiversity in the UK.

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