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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

en•vi•ron•ment*ɛnˈvaɪ rən mənt, -ˈvaɪ ərn-(n.)

  1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu.

  2. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors surrounding and affecting a given organism at any time.

    Category: Ecology

  3. the social and cultural forces that shape the life of a person or a population.

    Category: Sociology

  4. the hardware or software configuration of a computer system.

    Category: Computers

* Syn: environment , milieu , ambiance , setting refer to the objects, conditions, or circumstances that influence the life of an individual or community. environment may refer to physical or to social and cultural surroundings: an environment of grinding poverty. milieu , encountered most often in literary writing, refers to intangible surroundings: a milieu of artistic innovation. ambiance applies to the mood or tone of the surroundings: an ambiance of ease and elegance. setting tends to highlight the person or thing surrounded by or set against a background: a lovely setting for a wedding.

Origin of environment:

1825–30

en•vi`ron•men′tal•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. environmentally(adverb)

    for the environment

    "the new recycling policy is environmentally safe"

Wiktionary

  1. environmentally(Adverb)

    in a manner affecting one's environment

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