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milieu

noun [C] us   /miːlˈjɜː/ (plural milieux or milieus) formal
the people, physical, and social conditions and events that provide the environment in which someone acts or lives: It is a study of the social and cultural milieu in which Michelangelo lived and worked.
Translations of “milieu”
in Chinese (Traditional) 社會背景, 周圍環境, 出身背景…
in Chinese (Simplified) 社会背景, 周围环境, 出身背景…
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