environs vs surroundings what difference

what is difference between environs and surroundings

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French environs.

Noun

environs pl (plural only)

  1. plural of environ; The surroundings; the environment.

Verb

environs

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of environ

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.vi.ʁɔ̃/

Noun

environs m pl (plural only)

  1. neighborhood (close proximity, particularly in reference to home)

Further reading

  • “environs” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • enivrons


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /səˈɹaʊndɪŋz/
  • Hyphenation: sur‧round‧ings

Noun

surroundings

  1. plural of surrounding

Noun

surroundings pl (plural only)

  1. The area surrounding someone or something, together with the objects and circumstances in the vicinity; the environment or ambiance.
  2. (physics) All parts of the universe that are not within the thermodynamic system of interest.

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