Definition of ambience
: a feeling or mood associated with a particular place, person, or thing : atmosphere The restaurant's soft music and candlelight gave it a romantic ambience.
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As if the food truck and colorful Miami-meets-Cali-in-a-former-Brooklyn-auto-body-shop ambience didn't clue you in.
Anything more than just ambience is a welcome change, but for real: Is Jessica Jones going to talk in this show at all?
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Origin and Etymology of ambience
French ambiance, from ambiant ambient
First Known Use: 1815
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