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milieunoun [C]

/miːlˈjɜː/ us   /miːlˈjɜː/ plural milieux 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.
(Definition of milieu from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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milieunoun [C]

us   /mɪlˈjʊ, -ˈju/ plural milieus or milieux /mɪlˈjʊ, -ˈjʊz, -ˈju, -ˈjuz/
the people and the physical and social conditions and events that provide a background in which someone acts or lives: the Irish-Catholic milieu of Chicago a cultural milieu
(Definition of milieu from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “milieu”
in Chinese (Simplified) 社会背景, 周围环境, 出身背景…
in Chinese (Traditional) 社會背景, 周圍環境, 出身背景…
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