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ecocentrism

[ek-oh-sen-triz-uh m, ee-koh-]
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noun
  1. a philosophy or perspective that places intrinsic value on all living organisms and their natural environment, regardless of their perceived usefulness or importance to human beings.

Origin of ecocentrism

Related formsec·o·cen·tric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ecocentric

ecocentric

adjective
  1. having a serious concern for environmental issuesecocentric management
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Word Origin and History for ecocentric

adj.

also eco-centric, by 1975, from eco- + -centric.

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