Meaning of ATMOSPHERE in English

ATMOSPHERE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ætməsfɪə(r) ]

( atmospheres)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A planet’s atmosphere is the layer of air or other gases around it.

...dangerous levels of pollution in the Earth’s atmosphere...

N-COUNT : usu sing

2.

The atmosphere of a place is the air that you breathe there.

These gases pollute the atmosphere of towns and cities.

N-COUNT : usu sing

3.

The atmosphere of a place is the general impression that you get of it.

There’s still an atmosphere of great hostility and tension in the city.

N-SING : usu with supp

4.

If a place or an event has atmosphere , it is interesting.

The old harbour is still full of atmosphere and well worth visiting.

= ambience

N-UNCOUNT

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