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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·vi·ron·ment /ɪnˈvaɪrə(n)mənt, ˈvaɪ(ə)r(n)-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 en·vi·ron·ment /ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt, ˈvaɪ(ə)rn-/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·vi·ron·ment n.
 1. Act of environing; state of being environed.
 2. That which environs or surrounds; surrounding conditions, influences, or forces, by which living forms are influenced and modified in their growth and development.
    It is no friendly environment, this of thine.   --Carlyle.
 THOUSANDS of dead fish and other marine species, suffocated by a rotting, glutinous morass which spreads over kilometres of coral reefs.
   This scenario has all the hallmarks of a unnatural environmental disaster resulting from environmental negligence.  However this isn't the case, instead the cause -- coral spawn slick deoxygenation -- is a natural event which has the potential to occur periodically on the reefs of the West Pilbara.   --Michael Borowitzka (=\“Natural event spawns environmental disaster” in Murdoch News, October 12, 1995)\=

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the totality of surrounding conditions; "he longed for the
           comfortable environment of his livingroom"
      2: the area in which something exists or lives; "the
         country--the flat agricultural surround" [syn: environs,
          surroundings, surround]