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English definition of “ambience”

ambience

noun [S] (also ambiance)     /ˈæm.bi.əns/ US  /ˌɑːm.biˈɑːns/
the character of a place or the quality it seems to have: Despite being a busy city, Dublin has the ambience of a country town.Conditions and characteristics
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