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Environment Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
  • the totality of surrounding conditions; "he longed for the comfortable environment of his livingroom"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the totality of surrounding conditions; "he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room" ,
  • the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

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Environment Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Environment is the sum total of what is around something or someone. It includes living things and natural forces. The environment of living things provides conditions for development and growth, as well as of danger and damage. Living things do not simply exist in their environment. They constantly interact with it. Organisms change in response to conditions in their environment. The environment consists of the interactions among plants, animals, soil, water, temperature, light, and other living and non-living things.

The word environment is used to talk about many things. People in different fields of knowledge (like history, geography or biology) use the word differently. An electromagnetic environment is the various radio waves that equipment such as radio and radar can meet. Galactic environment refers to conditions between the stars.



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'Environment' example sentence in quotations


* There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish. - Warren Bennis

* Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context -- a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan. - Eliel Saarinen

* We create an environment where it is alright to hate, to steal, to cheat, and to lie if we dress it up with symbols of respectability, dignity and love. - Whitney Moore, Jr.


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Environment Sample Sentences in News


  • Environment Newsbits for September 18, 2014
    YOUTH IN REFORESTATION DRIVEThe Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has launched its massive tree planting program to attain its target of reforesting more than 22,000 hectares in Central Luzon and, along with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), and Pilipinas Natin (PN) encouraged the youth during campus tours to take a more active role in Read more on this news related to 'Environment'
  • Rangitata farm environment plan template approved
    Environment Canterbury announced today its approval of the third farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. Read more on this news related to 'Environment'
  • Tougher Environment Protection Agency powers to prevent pollution in Canberra
    The ACT's environmental watchdog agency will have tougher powers to deal with potential polluters in the territory, the government has announced. Read more on this news related to 'Environment'

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