Definition of ecologically in English:



  • In a way that concerns the relation of living organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings.

    ‘Russia's vast forests are of global importance both economically and ecologically’
    • ‘The first objective of the book, stated in the first paragraph of the preface, is to help citizens become ecologically literate.’
    • ‘The only way we can cope ecologically is to make Australia an environmental leader, not a laggard.’
    • ‘I think that the economy in Germany is preventing us from using ecologically sound technology, or in general.’
    • ‘The genetic structure of this species is complex, with several recognized "chromosomal forms" that differ ecologically.’
    • ‘The structure exclusively uses ecologically sustainable materials.’
    • ‘We're going to have to learn to think and live ecologically in that sort of world.’
    • ‘The California Current is the best ecologically understood marine region in the world.’
    • ‘Stationary fuel-cell power generation remains cost prohibitive to all but the most isolated or ecologically minded.’
    • ‘But the most effective and least ecologically damaging method may be the most difficult: pulling the grass out by hand.’
    • ‘Plentiful and inexpensive, clay is also one of the most ecologically clean building materials available.’