en·​vi·​ro in-ˈvī-rō How to pronounce enviro (audio)
plural enviros

Examples of enviro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since the warning was featured in a prominent journal, many in mainstream media (and the enviro-blogosphere) dutifully treated it as the latest sky-is-falling alert. Keith Kloor, Discover Magazine, 12 June 2012 Perhaps a generation ago anti-nuclear sentiment was strongly ideological colored, but more recently there has been a boomlet on the enviro-Left in favor of nuclear energy. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 16 June 2013 Indeed, according to Sarah Mukherjee, a former BBC environmental correspondent, the struggle for UK journos on the enviro beat is to avoid being superficial and part of a herd. Keith Kloor, Discover Magazine, 9 Dec. 2011 What's the message enviro-minded citizens have internalized best after 40 years? Keith Kloor, Discover Magazine, 22 Apr. 2010 Recent investment in the company’s enviro-friendly Goodwood plant in Sussex will allow bodies—pressed in Germany, then shipped to England—to be assembled and finished on the same line as the firm’s other models, adding to flexibility. Jamie Kitman, Car and Driver, 18 Oct. 2022 Beyond mattresses, the company offers a deep catalog of enviro-friendly bedding, including sheets, pillows, mattress toppers, kids' bedding, and more. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 15 Aug. 2022 Watkins wrote two brilliant books before this — the otherworldly good story collection Battleborn and a terrifying enviro-novel, Gold Fame Citrus — but this is the work that should put her on the map. Hillary Kelly, Vulture, 15 Dec. 2021 In a bad way, a very bad way, the Huntington Beach oil spill is the enviro-disaster equivalent of the giant panda. Los Angeles Times, 12 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1987, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of enviro was in 1987

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“Enviro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enviro. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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