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I never lose an opportunity to speak about my obsession: humankind and the environment.
Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Meaning of "environment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENVIRONMENT

environment  [ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENVIRONMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Environment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENVIRONMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Environment

Environment may refer to: ▪ Environment, the physical and biological factors along with their chemical interactions that affect an organism where pollution is important ▪ Environment, the surroundings of a physical system that may interact with the system by exchanging mass, energy, or other properties ▪ Environment ▪ Environments, a series of LPs, cassettes and CDs depicting natural sounds It may also refer to: ▪ Built environment, constructed surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, ranging from the large-scale civic surroundings to the personal places ▪ Knowledge environment, social practices, technological and physical arrangements intended to facilitate collaborative knowledge building, decision making, inference or discovery ▪ Natural environment, all living and non-living things ▪ Social environment, the culture that an individual lives in, and the people and institutions with whom they interact ▪ Physical environment, in ecology...

Definition of environment in the English dictionary

The first definition of environment in the dictionary is external conditions or surroundings, esp those in which people live or work. Other definition of environment is the external surroundings in which a plant or animal lives, which tend to influence its development and behaviour. Environment is also the state of being environed; encirclement.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENVIRONMENT


abandonment
əˈbændənmənt
apportionment
əˈpɔːʃənmənt
bedizenment
bɪˈdaɪzənmənt
chastenment
ˈtʃeɪsənmənt
disheartenment
dɪsˈhɑːt ənmənt
disillusionment
ˌdɪsɪˈluːʒ ənmənt
disimprisonment
ˌdɪsɪmˈprɪzənmənt
emblazonment
ɪmˈbleɪzənmənt
empoisonment
ɪmˈpɔɪzənmənt
enlightenment
ɪnˈlaɪtənmənt
enlivenment
ɪnˈlaɪv ənmənt
government
ˈɡʌvənmənt
imprisonment
ɪmˈprɪzənmənt
microenvironment
ˈmaɪkrəʊɪnˌvaɪrənmənt
misgovernment
ˈmɪsˈɡʌvənmənt
partitionment
pɑːˈtɪʃənmənt
prisonment
ˈprɪzənmənt
proportionment
prəˈpɔːʃənmənt
reapportionment
ˌriːəˈpɔːʃənmənt
refashionment
riːˈfæʃənmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENVIRONMENT

environ
environics
Environment Agency
environment-friendly
environmental
environmental assessment
environmental audit
environmental health
Environmental Health Department
Environmental Health Officer
Environmental Health Service
environmental impact
environmental lobby
environmental management
Environmental Protection Agency
environmental studies
environmentalism
environmentalist
environmentally
environmentally friendly

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENVIRONMENT

adjournment
adornment
advertisement
alignment
assignment
attainment
built environment
cantonment
central government
consignment
containment
Department of the Environment
e-government
entertainment
Federal Government
infotainment
local government
national government
national unity government
open government
realignment

Synonyms and antonyms of environment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENVIRONMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «environment» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of environment

Translation of «environment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENVIRONMENT

Find out the translation of environment to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of environment from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «environment» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

环境
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

entorno
570 millions of speakers

English

environment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पर्यावरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بِيئَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

окружение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ambiente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিবেশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

environnement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Persekitaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Umwelt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

環境
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

환경
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lingkungan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

môi trường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சூழல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पर्यावरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çevre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ambiente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

środowisko
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

довкілля
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mediu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περιβάλλον
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

omgewing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

miljö
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

miljø
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of environment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENVIRONMENT»

The term «environment» is very widely used and occupies the 2.072 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENVIRONMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «environment» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «environment» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about environment

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10 QUOTES WITH «ENVIRONMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word environment.
1
John Abizaid
So, these political activities will create friction in and of themselves, and in this environment of friction there'll be additional violence.
2
Zeresenay Alemseged
At age three, if you have a still-growing brain, it's a human behavior. In chimps, by age three, the brain is formed over 90 percent. That's why they can cope with their environment very easily after birth - faster than us, anyway. But in humans, we continue to grow our brains. That's why we need care from our parents.
3
Benigno Aquino III
Part of my mandate is to curb corruption and streamline a cumbersome, graft-ridden bureaucracy, to put resources where they will provide the clearest results, and to untangle a complicated regulatory environment.
4
Craig Armstrong
I believe we can and should have it all. Lower deficits but higher spending. More peace with a bigger military that goes off and kills terrorists and whatnot. A cleaner environment without forcing SUVs off the road.
5
Tim Armstrong
I'm a person who likes to tackle challenges. Google was a challenge when I got there. I think AOL's a challenge. The way we run the company is a very team-focused environment.
6
Yann Arthus-Bertrand
I never lose an opportunity to speak about my obsession: humankind and the environment.
7
Bruce Babbitt
What we've proven is that you can protect the environment, use it wisely and grow the economy and that there is no conflict between the two.
8
Louis Bacon
It is a wonderful honor to receive the Audubon Medal from the National Audubon Society, which for more than a century has fought tirelessly to protect and preserve our natural resources and environment for future generations.
9
Anthony Bourdain
Nobody in Singapore drinks Singapore Slings. It's one of the first things you find out there. What you do in Singapore is eat. It's a really food-crazy culture, where all of this great food is available in a kind of hawker-stand environment.
10
Arthur Boyd
We save paradise by an intense education program where you get people that you can trust to talk sanely about the environment and hope that the message will get through.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENVIRONMENT»

Discover the use of environment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to environment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Environment
"Raven's 8th edition of Environment offers more detailed content than the Visualizing text for a better understanding and integration of the core environmental systems and to view and analyze the role those systems play.
Peter H. Raven, Linda R. Berg, David M. Hassenzahl, 2012
2
Environment: An Interdisciplinary Anthology
The volume presents an imaginative array of texts, from scientific papers to poetry, legal decisions to historical accounts, personal essays to economic analysis.
Glenn Adelson, 2008
3
The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, ...
In this work Tim Ingold offers a persuasive approach to understanding how human beings perceive their surroundings.
Tim Ingold, 2000
4
Energy and Climate in the Urban Built Environment
The comprehensively updated and expanded new edition of this no-nonsense student and practice primer equips the contemporary architect to deal with the profession's most important challenge: designing buildings for sustainability.
Matheos Santamouris, 2001
5
Business Environment
Management Extra brings all the best management thinking together in one package. The series fuses key ideas with applied activities to help managers examine and improve how they work in practice.
Pergamon Flexible Learning, 2005
6
Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect
In Earth in Mind, noted environmental educator David W. Orr focuses not on problems in education, but on the problem of education.
David W. Orr, 2004
7
Applications of Environment-Behavior Research: Case Studies ...
This book describes in detail thirteen cases in which that approach was followed.
Paul D. Cherulnik, 1993
8
Color, Environment, and Human Response: An Interdisciplinary ...
Unlock the hidden power of color with this comprehensive guide to the purposeful use of color in man-made environments, written specifically for architects, interior designers, and color consultants.
Frank H. Mahnke, 1996
9
Anderson's Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard ...
ANDERSON'S BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, STANDARD VOLUME, is a briefer version of the business law market's #1 summarized case text (does not include the parent book's Parts 7 & 8 on Business Organizations and Real Property) .
David Twomey, Marianne Jennings, 2010
10
Environment and Trade: A Guide to WTO Jurisprudence
This Guide, authored by five world leaders on international environmental and trade law at the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), is an accessible, comprehensive, one-of-a-kind compendium of environment and trade ...
Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENVIRONMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term environment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Self-driving taxis are remarkably good for the environment
The future of transit very well may be driverless cars, which promise to save us not just from traffic jams and unwieldy DMV lines, but perhaps ... «The Week Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Cold offices bad for productivity and the environment
Cold offices bad for productivity and the environment. Overly air conditioned workplaces being called out by environmental researchers and ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
3
Environment Minister Approves Putting 35 km² Hole In Environment
Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt has given approval to the Shenhua Watermark coal mine, which will involve the complete destruction of ... «SBS, Jul 15»
4
Environment Ministry indicts three Israel Oil Refineries factories
The Environmental Protection Ministry issued indictments on Thursday against three factories owned by Israel Oil Refineries Ltd. – Bazan, ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
5
Pope Francis Talks Environment on Tour
On his second trip to the continent as pontiff, Pope Francis was received by hundreds of thousands of people in Ecuador before his stops in ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
6
Opinion: Eden NZ would make a false environment when the real …
"Why," several people asked me, "do we need a false environment within a bubble, when we can have the real thing outside?" They have a ... «The Press, Jul 15»
7
Gila River restoration would help environment, tourism
West Valley communities envision new development and recreation opportunities with a restored Gila River. (Photo: Maricopa County Flood ... «azcentral.com, Jul 15»
8
Environment Canada prepares to weather Pan Am Games
"To counter this problem, Environment Canada has deployed a record ... Environment Canada says it will be using cutting edge science and ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
9
Greg Hunt approves $1.2bn Shenhua coalmine on Liverpool Plains
The environment minister said the project had been “subject to 18 of the strictest conditions in Australian history”. “There will be no impact on ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
10
California says new Delta tunnels plan better for environment, fish
Jerry Brown's Delta tunnels project, said Thursday that the plan would reduce impacts on the environment and improve habitat for endangered ... «Sacramento Bee, Jul 15»

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