Meaning of ENVIRONMENT in English


surrounding or associated matters that influence or modify a course of development

the socioeconomic environment in Germany that produced Hitler

Synonyms: ambience, ambient, atmosphere, climate, medium, milieu, mise-en-scène, surroundings

Related Word: habitat; backdrop, background, context, setting; situation, status

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