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addaword.gifdefinition of egosystem

an area where many people exist who have large egos - much like an ecosystem, but with egos instead of organisms
He existed in an extremely competitive egosystem where it was exceedingly difficult for one to prove his worth.
Submitted by: Eli Lopez from United Kingdom on 14/02/2011 18:05:00
Definition of egosystem from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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