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★ milieu [ (n) 環境,境遇 | (複数形) milieus milieux ]


A young man or young woman somehow catches ideas that are in the air, but finds that these ideas are anathema in the particular milieu in which he or she lives. It easily seems to the young as if the only milieu with which they are acquainted were representative of the whole world.

Affectionate parents create a too indulgent milieu; parents without affection create one where spontaneity is repressed.



the social milieu
 出典:『究極の英単語<SVL> Vol.4 超上級の3000語』p.305

Meeting the local policeman in a completely different milieu, as a fellow member of the gold club, seemed somehow strange.
 出典:Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Engsish, new ed.

They stayed, safe and happy, within their own social milieu.
 出典:Collins COBUILD English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, new ed.