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environment

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Etymology

French environ + -ment

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɪnˈvaɪə.rən.ment/, SAMPA: /In"vaI@.r@n.m@nt/

Noun

Singular
environment

Plural
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environment ({{{1}}})
  1. The surroundings of, and influences on, a particular item of interest.
  2. The natural world or ecosystem.
  3. All the elements over which a designer has no control and that affect a system or its inputs and outputs.
  4. A particular political or social setting, arena or condition.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The software and/or hardware existing on any particular computer system.
    That program uses the Microsoft Windows environment.
  6. (programming) The environment of a function at a point during the execution of a program is the set of identifiers in the function's scope and their bindings at that point.

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