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ambiance

or am路bi路ence

[ am-bee-uhns; French ahn-byahns ]
/ 藞忙m bi 蓹ns; French 蓱虄藞by蓱虄s /
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noun, plural am路bi路anc路es [am-bee-uhn-siz; French ahn-byahns]. /藞忙m bi 蓹n s瑟z; French 蓱虄藞by蓱虄s/.
the mood, character, quality, tone, atmosphere, etc., particularly of an environment or milieu: The restaurant had a delightful ambiance.
that which surrounds or encompasses; environment.
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Origin of ambiance

First recorded in 1885鈥95; from French, equivalent to ambi(ant) 鈥渟urrounding鈥 (Middle French, also ambient ), from Latin; see ambient + -ance -ance

synonym study for ambiance

1. See environment.
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