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surroundings

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsurroundingssur‧round‧ings /səˈraʊndɪŋz/ ●●○ noun [plural]  AREAthe objects, buildings, natural things etc that are around a person or thing at a particular timesomebody’s surroundings He switched on the light and examined his surroundings. I need to work in pleasant surroundings.
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surroundingsThe house is set in beautiful surroundings near Lake Coniston.Long enough that he stopped looking around, stopped measuring his relationship to his surroundings.Gandhi always craved harmony with his surroundings.Everyone involved in the filming has enjoyed working in such idyllic surroundings.Therefore puppies housed after weaning in insanitary surroundings are at greatest risk from this vice.The mountaintop provides a spectacular view of Innsbruck and its surroundings.It took me a few weeks to get used to my new surroundings.I suppose they're dumbfounded by their surroundings.They feel that the more control they can exercise over their surroundings, the safer life will be for them.Unlike mechanical clocks, which are completely blind to their surroundings, a biological clock gets reset every day by the sun.
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