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English definition of “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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