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English definition of “setting”

setting

noun (POSITION)    /ˈset.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈset̬-/
B2 [C usually singular] the position of a house or other building: Their cottage is in an idyllic rural setting.Places and locationsUnpleasant places B2 [C usually singular] the time and the place in which the action of a book, film, play, etc. happens: The play has its setting in a wartime prison camp.Production, direction and recording [C] a place settingCutlery
(Definition of setting noun (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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