Definition of 'milieu'
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Oracle said it was his natural milieu. A Plague of Angels (1993)The social milieu to which her family belonged tended not to regard further education for women as a priority. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the last generation, churches have faced a different cultural milieu. Christianity Today (2000)Her book is not only a biography, but the detailed chronicle of a social milieu. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)They don't need intermediaries to put their ideas into practice and their work is transforming our cultural milieu. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What is certain is that a sport that has been out of sympathy with the cultural milieu for many years has reached its lowest point. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What was their social milieu? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Today, it is argued, essentially the same experiences are interpreted within the current cultural milieu as visitors from space. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)
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Translations for 'milieu'
British English: milieu NOUN
Your milieu is the group of people or activities that you live among or are familiar with.
They stayed, safe and happy, within their own social milieu.
Definition of milieu from the Collins English Dictionary
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