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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
setting /'setiɳ/
  • danh từ
    • sự đặt, sự để
    • sự sắp đặt, sự bố trí
    • sự sửa chữa
    • sự mài sắc, sự giũa
    • sự sắp chữ in
    • sự quyết định (ngày, tháng)
    • sự nắn xương, sự bó xương
    • sự lặn (mặt trời, mặt trăng)
    • sự se lại, sự khô lại
    • sự ra quả
    • sự dàn cảnh một vở kịch; phông màn quần áo (của nhà hát)
    • khung cảnh, môi trường
    • sự dát, sự nạm (ngọc, kim, cương); khung để dát
    • (âm nhạc) sự phổ nhạc; nhạc phổ
    • ổ trứng ấp
Concise Dictionary
+the context and environment in which something is set
+the state of the environment in which a situation exists
+arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
+the physical position of something
+a table service for one person
+a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place

+a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
+(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
+several exercises intended to be done in series
+representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
+an unofficial association of people or groups
+a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
+the act of putting something in position
+a unit of play in tennis or squash
+the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
+evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
+the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
+(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
+any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
+put into a certain place or abstract location
+fix conclusively or authoritatively
+decide upon or fix definitely
+establish as the highest level or best performance
+put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state
+fix in a border
+make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
+set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
+disappear beyond the horizon
+adapt for performance in a different way
+put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
+apply or start
+become gelatinous
+set in type
+put into a position that will restore a normal state
+insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
+give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
+urge a dog to attack someone
+equip with sails or masts
+get ready for a particular purpose or event
+alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
+bear fruit
+arrange attractively
+(usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
+fixed and unmoving
+situated in a particular spot or position
+set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
+being below the horizon
+determined or decided upon as by an authority
+converted to solid form (as concrete)

Thesaurus Dictionary
mounting, scenery, background, backdrop, locale, location, surroundings, habitat, home, environs, environment, milieu, frame, context, site, placement; stage set or setting, mise en scène, scene:
It is quite interesting to see how the animals live in their natural setting. The setting of Hardy's novels is in the West Country.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a set of surroundings; the place at which sth happens: a rural / an ideal / a beautiful / an idyllic setting + It was the perfect setting for a wonderful Christmas. + People tend to behave differently in different social settings.
2 the place and time at which the action of a play, novel, etc. takes place: short stories with a contemporary setting
3 (AmE) = SET (5)
4 a position at which the controls on a machine can be set, to set the speed, height, temperature, etc: The performance of the engine was tested at different settings.
5 (music) music written to go with a poem, etc: Schubert's setting of a poem by Goethe
6 a piece of metal in which a precious stone is fixed to form a piece of jewellery: a ruby in a heavy gold setting
7 a complete set of equipment for eating with (knife, fork, spoon, glass, etc.) for one person, arranged on a table: a place setting
Collocation Dictionary

1 place where sth happens


The hospital is an unlikely setting for an art auction.
| unfamiliar | natural
wild animals in their natural setting
| attractive, beautiful, charming, delightful, idyllic, lovely, magnificent, perfect, picturesque | dramatic | peaceful, secluded, tranquil | intimate | formal, informal | rural | contemporary
biblical stories in a contemporary setting
| social
The French Club offers the chance to practise your language skills in a social setting.
| work
In a work setting, more formal language would be used.
| hospital, laboratory, etc. | cultural, educational, historical | domestic, family
elderly people living in a domestic setting


create, provide
The park provides the perfect setting for the play.


in a/the … ~
a hotel in a beautiful setting of landscaped gardens
| ~ for
a lovely setting for a picnic
| ~ in
a dramatic setting in Cornwall
| ~ of
the rural setting of Petrarch's sonnets

2 of controls


high, low, moderate | default, standard


adjust, change | increase, reduce


at a/the ~
The oven should be at a high setting.

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