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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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symbiosissym‧bi‧o‧sis /ˌsɪmbaɪˈəʊsɪs $ -ˈoʊ-/ noun [singular, uncountable]  1 formalRELATIONSHIP a relationship between people or organizations that depend on each other equally2 technicalHB the relationship between different living things that depend on each other
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symbiosisRaisins and walnuts form a symbiosis that makes an indelible mark on so many recipes.Nothing reveals the originality and spirit of a people better than this astonishing symbiosis.Despite these differences between Convention law and Community law they possess a certain symbiosis.The conflict between mind and machine might be resolved at last in the eternal truce of complete symbiosis...In effect, a cultural symbiosis forms between fanciful, driven club owners and inveterate clubgoers.Control of the sea and of sea-routes was crucial to the economic symbiosis established within the Angevin Empire.In fact the sovereign courts at Turin seem to have lived in satisfactory symbiosis with the government.
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