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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The area in which something exists or lives; The environmental condition.

Usage examples (37)
  • Ostensibly, at least, this isolation against his surroundings is an expression of deep pessimism, not to say negativism.
  • Human pollution of the urban surroundings is controlled meticulously.
  • And science has never yet shown us that awe at our surroundings is inappropriate.
  • Accusing this house of not maintaining a relationship to its surroundings is just rediculous. for more
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