Translation of environment in Spanish:

environment

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvaɪrənmənt; ɪnˈvaɪərənmənt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Ecology/Ecología] the environment el medio ambiente the Department of the Environment (in UK) el Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, ≈ la Secretaría de Desarrollo Urbano y Ecología ([ en Méx ])
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    • I lived in hostile environments, surrounded by religious bigotry where no one understood me.
    • As one might expect, the environments in which farm animals are confined can also be significantly contaminated.
    • They have no respect for their environment, their surroundings and their neighbours.
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    • I am involved in creating pesticides that are better for both humans and the environment.
    • So much sewage being pumped into the Thames is bad for the environment, bad for human health and bad for the image of the Thames.
    • Education and the environment are the key areas of interest for the bank, worldwide.
    1.2 (surroundings) a hostile environment for man un medio hostil al hombre she's studying rabbits in their natural environment estudia a los conejos en su entorno or hábitat natural wild animals suffer in a zoo environment los animales salvajes sufren en el ambiente de un zoológico children need a stable home environment los niños necesitan un hogar estable

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