Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/09/19 Milieu

Milieu (noun)
milieu [mil-yoo, meel-; French mee-lyœ]


noun, plural mi·lieus, French mi·lieux [mee-lyœ] /miˈlyœ/.
1. surroundings, especially of a social or cultural nature: a snobbish milieu.

Related Words for milieu
ambience, surroundings, climate, medium, neighborhood, space, locale, scene, element, sphere, setting, place, location, background, turf, bag, ambient, nabe

Synonyms
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background, sphere, setting. See environment.

Origin: 1795–1805; < French, equivalent to mi (< Latin medius middle; see medium) + lieu lieu

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