Meaning of “environment” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ɪnˈvaɪərənmənt/
the environment

B1 the air, land, and water where people, animals, and plants live:

The new road may cause damage to the environment.

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B2 [ C ] the situation that you live or work in, and how it influences how you feel:

We are working in a very competitive environment.

(Definition of “environment” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)