Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “environment” en inglés

environment

noun
 
 
/ɪnˈvaɪərənmənt/
the environment ENVIRONMENT the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live: conserve/preserve/protect the environment He tries to do what he can to preserve the environment by recycling, avoiding plastic foam products, and conserving water.care/concern about the environment Headlines are dominated by concern about the environment and global warming.damage/destroy/harm the environment Renewable energy is often more expensive than traditional power generated by fossil fuels, which damage the environment. clean up/improve the environment a risk/threat to the environment The use of biodiesel is being encouraged by governments around the world, as a way of reducing emissions which are harmful to the environment.
[C] the conditions that people live, work, or spend time in and the way that they influence how they feel, behave, or work: business/commercial/retail environment In a fast-paced, changing business environment, making sure employees have the right guidance can be critical.office/workplace environment After working freelance for some time, I wasn't sure whether I would fit well in an office environment. a learning/working environment a friendly/pleasant environment
[C] IT the system in which a computer or computer program operates: The company develops large-scale, fully-integrated, multimedia software environments for telephone company networks and cable TV systems.
→ See also marketing environment
(Definition of environment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de environment
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “environment” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más