Definitions: (noun) Your environment is the situation or area that you live, work, or spend time in, including the people, buildings, vehicles, etc. (noun) The environment is the natural world: forests, rivers, grasslands, oceans, etc.
Examples: (noun) When we moved to the city, we found ourselves in a completely new social environment. (noun) The learning environment can have a large effect on your grades. (noun) We have to do more to protect the environment from pollution.
Synonyms: nouns: habitat, surroundings.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 B