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Definition of 'environment'

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Will central banks have to change their policy settings to suit a dramatically different economic environment? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said he had been under stress due to the challenging environment he was working in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So the virtual environment can be secured. Computing (2010)Teaching better driving skills in a safe and controlled environment is far preferable to using public roads. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is also vital to protect the rural environment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's an environment for people to really go for it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Metal contamination in the marine environment is a problem the world over, and this solution holds great promise. Smithsonian Mag (2017)But we respect the environment. The Sun (2016)The report concluded:'The road is your natural environment. The Sun (2016)They are vibrant and highly pressurised working environments. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The lack of a stable and secure environment. Tom Cannon Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)Providing clarity of purpose and a working environment where people can give their best. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The practice of viewing art provides a concrete and safe environment to practice overcoming the critical distance. Christianity Today (2000)You could say they were influenced by that environment. The Sun (2013)This is going to be a different environment entirely. The Sun (2015)The increasing popular interest in countryside environments tended to agree. Cloke, Paul J (ed) Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)The global economic environment is much more positive. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is primarily the external environment we are looking at and where we have raised concerns. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To respect our environment and its biological diversity. Christy Campbell PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)They are masters of the marine environment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They risked their lives in a hostile physical environment and triumphed over nature and savages. Charles Glass The Tribes Triumphant (2006)The home environment is not necessarily healthier than the work environment. Ridgway, Roy Caring for your Unborn Child (1990)Especially one for whom the classroom was not a natural environment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What are the most important changes taking place in global environments to influence the patterns? Michael Boulter EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)People had different expectations and the regulatory environment was different. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Now name three global businesses you think are actively working to protect the environment and promote human rights. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is also a certain macho element that working in the weighing room environment tends to lend itself to. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I can't be a spokesman for the environment, because of things like that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'environment'

British English: environment /ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt/ NOUN
Someone's environment is their surroundings, especially the conditions in which they grow up, live, or work.
The twins were separated at birth and grew up in entirely different environments.
  • American English: environment
  • Arabic: بِيئَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ambiente
  • Chinese: 环境
  • Croatian: okruženje
  • Czech: prostředí
  • Danish: miljø
  • Dutch: omgeving
  • European Spanish: entorno
  • Finnish: ympäristö
  • French: environnement
  • German: Umwelt
  • Greek: περιβάλλον
  • Italian: ambiente
  • Japanese: 環境
  • Korean: 환경
  • Norwegian: miljø
  • Polish: środowisko
  • European Portuguese: ambiente
  • Romanian: mediu
  • Russian: окружение
  • Latin American Spanish: medio ambiente
  • Swedish: miljö
  • Thai: สภาพแวดล้อม
  • Turkish: çevre
  • Ukrainian: довкілля
  • Vietnamese: môi trường

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