environment

  • 1 environment — en‧vi‧ron‧ment [ɪnˈvaɪərənmənt ǁ ˈvaɪr ] noun [countable] 1. the environment the air, water, and land in which people, animals, and plants live: • Since these chemicals were banned, pesticide levels in the environment have been declining. 2. the… …

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  • 2 Environment — may refer to: * Natural environment, all living and non living things that occur naturally on Earth * Built environment, constructed surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, ranging from the large scale civic surroundings to the… …

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  • 3 Environment — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El environment surge en Estados Unidos, a principio de los años cincuenta y en torno al compositor John Cage y la tradición dadaísta no hay que olvidar el papel de Duchamp en Nueva York , Se empieza a hacer visible… …

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  • 4 Environment — En*vi ron*ment, n. [Cf. F. environnement.] 1. Act of environing; state of being environed. [1913 Webster] 2. That which environs or surrounds; surrounding conditions, influences, or forces, by which living forms are influenced and modified in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 environment — I noun atmosphere, aura, circumstances, context, environs, locality, milieu, situation, surroundings II index atmosphere, climate, locality, location, situation …

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  • 6 environment — [n] surroundings, atmosphere ambiance, aura, backdrop, background, circumstances, climate, conditions, context, domain, element, encompassment, entourage, habitat, hood*, jungle*, locale, medium, milieu, neck of the woods*, neighborhood, purlieus …

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  • 7 environment — ► NOUN 1) the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. 2) (the environment) the natural world, especially as affected by human activity. 3) Computing the overall structure within which a user, computer, or …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 environment — environment. См. среда [обитания]. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 9 Environment — acoustic ecology anthropocene apocalypse fatigue assisted migration bads biostitute biotecture blue …

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  • 10 environment — c.1600, state of being environed (see ENVIRON (Cf. environ) + MENT (Cf. ment)); sense of nature, conditions in which a person or thing lives first recorded 1827 (used by Carlyle to render Ger. Umgebung); specialized ecology sense first recorded… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 environment — background, setting, milieu, backdrop, mise en scène …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 environment — [en vī′rən mənt, invī′rən mənt; ] often [, envī′ərnmənt, invī′ərnmənt] n. [ ENVIRON + MENT] 1. Rare a surrounding or being surrounded 2. something that surrounds; surroundings 3. a) all the conditions, circumstances, and influences surrounding,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …

    Universalium

  • 14 environment — noun 1 conditions of the place where you are ADJECTIVE ▪ immediate ▪ Cold blooded animals depend on the temperature of their immediate environment. ▪ external ▪ alien, new, unfamiliar …

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  • 15 environment — en|vi|ron|ment W1S1 [ınˈvaırənmənt] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: environ to surround (14 21 centuries), from Old French environer, from environ around , from viron circle ] 1.) the environment the air, water, and land on Earth, which can be harmed …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 environment*/*/*/ — [ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt] noun 1) [C] the place in which people live and work, including all the physical conditions that affect them Parents are responsible for providing the right environment for their children to learn in.[/ex] He grew up in a harsh… …

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  • 17 environment */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt] / US / US [ɪnˈvaɪərnmənt] noun Word forms environment : singular environment plural environments 1) [countable] the place in which people live and work, including all the physical conditions that affect them We need to create a …

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  • 18 environment — Literally ‘that which environs or surrounds’, the term is used in various ways in academic discourse. In biology and psychology, environment is frequently juxtaposed to heredity , in an exhaustive division of the causes that shape the character… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 19 environment — 01. There are many things you can do in your everyday life to help protect the [environment], such as recycling or riding a bicycle. 02. My wife and I buy only [environmentally] friendly cleaning products for use in our home. 03.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 Environment — Das Environment (englisch environment = das Umfeld, die Umgebung) ist ein in den späten 1950er Jahren aus dem amerikanischen Englisch entlehnter Begriff für künstlerische Arbeiten, die sich mit der Beziehung zwischen Objekt und der Umgebung… …

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