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am·bi·ance

also am·bi·ence  (ăm′bē-əns, äN-byäNs′)
n.
The special atmosphere or mood created by a particular environment: a restaurant known for its romantic ambiance.

[French, from ambiant, surrounding, from Latin ambiēns, ambient-; see ambient.]

am•bi•ance

or am•bi•ence

(ˈæm bi əns; Fr. ɑ̃ˈbyɑ̃s)

n., pl. -bi•anc•es or -bi•enc•es (-bi ən sɪz; Fr. -ˈbyɑ̃s)
the mood, special quality, or atmosphere of a place, situation, etc.; environment; milieu: The restaurant had a delightful ambiance.
[1885–90; < French, =ambi(ant) surrounding (Middle French, also ambient < Latin; see ambient) + -ance -ance]
syn: See environment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ambiance - a particular environment or surrounding influenceambiance - a particular environment or surrounding influence; "there was an atmosphere of excitement"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
genius loci - the special atmosphere of a place
gloominess, glumness, gloom - an atmosphere of depression and melancholy; "gloom pervaded the office"
miasm, miasma - an unwholesome atmosphere; "the novel spun a miasma of death and decay"
flavor, flavour, feel, spirit, smell, feeling, look, tone - the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
2.ambiance - the atmosphere of an environmentambiance - the atmosphere of an environment  
environs, surround, surroundings, environment - the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

ambiance

also ambience
noun
1. A general impression produced by a predominant quality or characteristic:
2. The totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development:
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Thus, to satisfy the Italian friends it will be better to arrange a table in an Italian restaurant where there is a comfortable and generous ambiance that can suit their mood.
Trim grades comprise Access, Ambiance, Ambiance Prime and Laureate, entry level offering 15in steel wheels, power steering, a 60/40 split folding rear seat and daytime running lights plus pre-wiring for a sound system, though that's extra.
Trim grades comprise Access, Ambiance, Ambiance Prime and Laureate, entry level offering 15-inch steel wheels, power steering, a 60/40 split folding rear seat and daytime running lights plus pre-wiring for a sound system, though that's extra.