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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , present participle of ambire, from ambi- ( AMBI-) + ire 'to go'

ambient

adjective
     
am‧bi‧ent
1

ambient temperature/light etc

TMT technical the temperature etc of the surrounding area
2

ambient music/sounds

a type of modern music or sound that is slow, peaceful, and does not have a formal structure

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