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Meaning of “environment” - Learner’s Dictionary

environment

noun     /ɪnˈvaɪərənmənt/
the environment
B1 the air, land, and water where people, animals, and plants live: The new road may cause damage to the environment.Environments and localitiesEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
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.Environments and localities
Translations of “environment”
in Arabic بيئة…
in Korean (생활)환경…
in Malaysian persekitaran…
in French milieu, environnement…
in Turkish yaşanan/çalışılan çevre…
in Italian ambiente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自然…
in Russian обстановка, атмосфера…
in Polish otoczenie…
in Vietnamese môi trường…
in Spanish ambiente, entorno, medio ambiente…
in Portuguese ambiente…
in Thai สภาพแวดล้อม…
in German die Umgebung, die Umwelt…
in Catalan entorn…
in Japanese (周囲の)環境…
in Indonesian lingkungan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自然…
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