Meaning of ENVIRONMENT in English

ENVIRONMENT

n.1 physical surroundings and conditions, esp. as affecting people's lives.

2 conditions or circumstances of living.

3 Ecol. external conditions affecting the growth of plants and animals.

4 a structure designed to be experienced from inside as a work of art.

Derivatives:

environmental adj. environmentally adv.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.