US: /ɪnˈvaɪɹənmənt/
UK: /ɛnvˈa‍ɪɹənmənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

environment /in'vaiərənmənt/
  • danh từ
    • môi trường, hoàn cảnh, những vật xung quanh
    • sự bao quanh, sự vây quanh, sự bao vây

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [C, U] the conditions that affect the behaviour and development of sb/sth; the physical conditions that sb/sth exists in: a pleasant working / learning environment + An unhappy home environment can affect a child's behaviour. + They have created an environment in which productivity should flourish. + These rocks are common to certain climate environments. + the political / financial environment + tests carried out in a controlled environment
2 (the environment) [sing.] the natural world in which people, animals and plants live: the Department of the Environment + measures to protect the environment + pollution of the environment + damage to the environment
3 [C] (computing) the complete structure within which a user, computer or program operates: a desktop development environment

Thesaurus dictionary

surroundings, environs, atmosphere, ecosystem, conditions, habitat, circumstances, medium, milieu; territory, locale, setting, mise en scène, situation:
Car exhaust fumes are ruining our environment.

Collocation dictionary

1 conditions of the place where you are


Cold-blooded animals depend on the temperature of their immediate environment.
| alien, new,
unfamiliar | changing | protected, safe, secure, stable |
friendly | pleasant | clean, healthy | stimulating | favourable
This period provided a favourable environment for the spread of communism.
| uncertain, unstable | dangerous | noisy | competitive | hostile | extreme, harsh | fragile
Walkers can unwittingly damage the fragile environment in which the birds live.
| rural, urban | arid, cold, warm | aquatic, coastal, forest, mountain | domestic, family, home
Children learn best in their home environment.
| physical | cultural, emotional, social | office, work, working, workplace
A comfortable working environment will increase productivity.
| classroom, educational, learning, school, teaching, training | economic, financial
Investors are showing more caution in the current economic environment.
| political | business, commercial, corporate
She now had to transfer her design skills to a commercial environment.
| professional


create, provide
parents who strive to provide a stimulating environment for their children to grow up in
| adapt to
creatures that have adapted to hostile desert environments
| improve | explore
The cat walked round, exploring its new environment.


in an/the ~
people working in increasingly competitive environments

2 the environment the natural world


natural | global, world | local


preserve, protect, safeguard
The government should do more to protect the environment.


in the ~
the amount of carbon in the environment


conservation/protection of the environment, damage to the environment
farming methods that minimize damage to the environment
| harmful to the environment
The label identifies the products that are least harmful to the environment.
| pollution of the environment up, improve | have an impact on
factors that have a huge impact on the environment
| damage, harm, pollute
industries which damage the environment


agency, committee, department, group, ministry | minister, official | clean spokesman, spokeswoman | policy | conference | protection | issues

Concise English dictionary

+the totality of surrounding conditions
+the area in which something exists or lives