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Meaning of MILIEU

Pronunciation:  mi'lyu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the environmental condition
 

MILIEU is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: surroundings
 
 See Also: environment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mi`lieu"\, n. [F., fr. mi middle (L. medius) + lieu
place. See {Demi-}, {Lieu}.]
Environment.

      The intellectual and moral milieu created by multitudes
      of self-centered, cultivated personalities. --J. A.
                                               Symonds.

      It is one of the great outstanding facts of his
      progressive relation to the elements of his social
      milieu.                                  --J. M.
                                               Baldwin.

 
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