Definition of wildlife in English:

wildlife

noun

  • Wild animals collectively; the native fauna (and sometimes flora) of a region.

    • ‘We then headed to the visitor centre for a cup of tea and to look round a modest exhibition about the local wildlife.’
    • ‘The park has a wide range of healthy-looking wildlife and birds living in some comfort.’
    • ‘Its main use has been as rootstock for chestnut breeding and it provides a food source for wildlife.’
    • ‘Inshore areas also contain some of the best marine wildlife around our coast.’
    • ‘Off trail activity like this is going to disturb wildlife and plant life in the area.’
    • ‘Animal tunnels incorporated into the design will also allow local wildlife to cross.’
    • ‘However, this huge area supports an abundance of wildlife and a multitude of bird species.’
    • ‘This is a lovely river with lots of wildlife and people love to sit on the banks and feed the ducks.’
    • ‘Think about leaving an area of wilder, longer grass to save effort and encourage wildlife.’
    • ‘Cats are one of the biggest menaces when it comes to attracting birds and other wildlife.’
    • ‘Bonfires can be fatal for wildlife such as hedgehogs, which often crawl in them to sleep.’
    • ‘We are hoping that the woodland, once it is established, will attract new wildlife to the area.’
    • ‘However it is good to see a continuance of the abundance of wildlife about our shores.’
    • ‘Hedgerows and their wildlife are integral with the meadowland in which they originated.’
    • ‘Canadian wildlife needs a place to live if it is going to live at all, the group said.’
    • ‘As well as being important for wildlife, the region is designated a national scenic area.’
    • ‘In the spring wild grasses are a sight to behold and there is wildlife and birdsong to enjoy.’
    • ‘The largest island in the Caribbean also has the region's greatest array of wildlife.’
    • ‘He had a very keen interest in wildlife and was also a well known farmer and builder.’
    • ‘Mrs Smith fears the project will harm the environment and scare wildlife away.’
    fauna
    flora and fauna
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Pronunciation:

wildlife

/ˈwīl(d)līf/