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Holism is the belief that everything in nature is connected in some way.  
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hols, holiness, holistic, heroism

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[philos.] of or relating to a doctrine of holism ; characterized by the approach that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole
Ex: The lecturer emphasized the need for a holistic approach to fisheries
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