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ecopolitics

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[ ek-oh-pol-i-tiks, ee-koh- ]
/ ˌɛk oʊˈpɒl ɪ tɪks, ˌi koʊ- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of politics as influenced by economic power.

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Origin of ecopolitics

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First recorded in 1970–75; eco(nomic) + politics

Definition for ecopolitics (2 of 2)

ecopolitics2
[ ek-oh-pol-i-tiks, ee-koh- ]
/ ˌɛk oʊˈpɒl ɪ tɪks, ˌi koʊ- /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the study of the interrelation between political and ecological issues and problems.

Origin of ecopolitics

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First recorded in1970–75; eco- + politics
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