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surroundingsplural noun

 us   /səˈrɑʊn·dɪŋz/
the ​place where you ​live and the ​conditions in which you ​live: Everyone ​wantssafe, ​comfortable surroundings.
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surroundingsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /səˈraʊn.dɪŋz/
B2 the ​place where someone or something is and the things that are in it: Some ​butterflies blend in withtheir 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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