Existing surroundings that affect an activity
A surrounding area
The totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development
The environment in the Arctic Circle is very hostile.
Many influences operating for a long period of time on the character and the environment of a class go to determine its standard of life.
Mary needs an environment without stress.
The law was a win for the environment.
His father died when he was three, his mother when he was only seven, and he grew up in a brutal and degrading environment where he learnt to hold human life and human dignity in contempt.