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We need to create a safe working environment for all of our employees.
He grew up in a harsh urban environment.
A dirty environment is a breeding ground for germs.
In this competitive environment a business needs to be flexible.
Parents are responsible for providing the right environment for their children to grow and learn in.
There is an environment of fear and intimidation throughout the organization.
Industrial development is causing widespread damage to the environment.
This is the American English definition of environment. View British English definition of environment.
the part of the nucleus of an atom that has no electrical charge
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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