setting

[ set-ing ]
/ ˈsɛt ɪŋ /

noun

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Origin of setting

First recorded in 1375–1425; Middle English; see origin at set, -ing1

synonym study for setting

2. See environment.

OTHER WORDS FROM setting

non·set·ting, adjectiveun·set·ting, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for setting

setting
/ (ˈsɛtɪŋ) /

noun

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