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surroundings

noun [plural] uk   /səˈraʊn.dɪŋz/ us  
B2 the place where someone or something is and the things that are in it: Some butterflies blend in with their surroundings so that it's difficult to see them.B2 the place where someone lives and the conditions they live in: They live in very comfortable/pleasant/drab/bleak surroundings.
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