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existing surroundings that affect an activity

the totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development

Synonyms for environment

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Regarding good and evil as purely relative values, it stands to reason that what may be bad or evil in a given man, relative to a certain environment, may actually be good if not highly virtuous in him relative to a certain other environment.
We know some things about the future, for example what eclipses there will be; but this knowledge is a matter of elaborate calculation and inference, whereas some of our knowledge of the past comes to us without effort, in the same sort of immediate way in which we acquire knowledge of occurrences in our present environment.
We often feel that something in our sensible environment is familiar, without having any definite recollection of previous occasions on which we have seen it.
No, brother, you are wrong, environment accounts for a great deal in crime; I can assure you of that.
Oh, I know it does, but just tell me: a man of forty violates a child of ten; was it environment drove him to it?
Well, strictly speaking, it did," Porfiry observed with noteworthy gravity; "a crime of that nature may be very well ascribed to the influence of environment.
All these questions about crime, environment, children, recall to my mind an article of yours which interested me at the time.
Principals and supervisors may be able to help teachers improve their classroom environments.
On the long term care front, interior environments have registered high on the consumer markets' list of priorities.
Wired Environments announced today that the firm now offers the nation's most affordable, convenient and reliable dial-up access-a cost-effective alternative to "always-on" Internet service.
THE AUTHOR SUGGESTS THAT CURRENT CONDITIONS ARE nearly ideal for the effective meta-assessment of online reference services (ORS), in part because expected patterns and modes of service have not yet been established for emerging and evolving online environments, and in part because the distance between theory and practice regarding reference service in general is at its perigee.
Based on data entered by programmers, computers create virtual environments by generating three-dimensional images.
The drive to develop this environment with the vendor of PCIS also was important to our medical staff, as it signaled a willingness to work toward more and more open data access environments that will be important to avoid technological "dead ends" that could stem the continued growth of our clinical computing environment.
The PowerOpen Environment includes the PowerPC(tm) reduced instruction set computing (RISC) Architecture and the PowerOpen application binary interface (ABI) specification, which offers a choice of OSF/Motif(tm)-based or Macintosh(R) user environments.
that can capture the individual's active selection, modification and creation of environments.
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