Definition of the environment
: the natural world Pollution is bad for the environment. protecting the (natural) environment
Word by Word Definitions
: the circumstances, objects, or conditions by which one is surrounded
: the complex of physical, chemical, and biotic factors (as climate, soil, and living things) that act upon an organism or an ecological community and ultimately determine its form and survival
: the aggregate of social and cultural conditions that influence the life of an individual or community
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