habitat


habitat
noun
ADJECTIVE
native, natural

her observations of wild chimps in their natural habitat

suitable

a decline in the amount of suitable habitat

preferred

The bird's preferred habitat is grassy prairie.

important
endangered, fragile, threatened

Peat bogs are one of Europe's most threatened habitats.

coastal, forest, marine, wetland, wildlife, woodland
bear, tiger, etc.

an agreement that preserved 2 500 acres of prime bear habitat

VERB + HABITAT
provide

The forest provides a habitat for hundreds of species of plants and animals.

inhabit, occupy

bird species that occupy forest habitats

conserve, preserve, protect

new measures to protect wildlife habitats

restore

One of our objectives is to restore habitats for native species.

damage, destroy, disrupt, threaten

Development is destroying the animal's native habitat.

lose

These animals will lose their habitats by the flooding of the area.

HABITAT + VERB
support sth

The many different habitats support a wide variety of birds.

disappear

Their preferred habitat is disappearing rapidly.

HABITAT + NOUN
destruction, loss

Many species are threatened in the wild due to habitat destruction by man.

restoration
PREPOSITION
in a/the habitat

the animals and plants in this woodland habitat

habitat for

The moorland is an important habitat for many rare bird species.

PHRASES
loss of habitat

The greatest danger to tigers now is through loss of habitat.

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Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(of a plant or an animal),


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