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Topic: BIOLOGY


organic

adjective
     
or‧gan‧ic
1

farming

TA relating to farming or gardening methods of growing food without using artificial chemicals, or produced or grown by these methods:
Organic farming is better for the environment.
organic gardening
The shop sells organic food.
organic wine
2

development

change or development which is organic happens in a natural way, without anyone planning it or forcing it to happen:
The company's path to success was by means of organic growth.
3

living things

living, or produced by or from living things [≠ inorganic]:
Adding organic matter such as manure can improve the soil.
Bacteria act on organic waste.
4

part of something

an organic system or relationship is one in which the parts or people fit well and in a comfortable way with each other:
an organic relationship between the individual and his community
They believe in the organic unity of the universe.
5

body organs

HB relating to the organs of the body:
organic diseases
organically adverb:
organically produced cheese
A writer's style must develop organically.
WORD FOCUS: environment WORD FOCUS: environment
good for the environment: environmentally friendly, eco-friendly, sustainable, recyclable, biodegradable, renewable, organic

people who want to protect the environment: greens, eco-warriors

things that cause harm to the environment: pollution, greenhouse gases, global warming, acid rain, deforestation
environment

See also
environment
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