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am·bi·ence

 (ăm′bē-əns, äN-byäNs′)
n.
Variant of ambiance.

ambience

(ˈæmbɪəns; French ɑ̃bjɑ̃s) or

ambiance

n
the atmosphere of a place
[C19: from French ambiance, from ambiant surrounding; 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.ambience - a particular environment or surrounding influenceambience - 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.ambience - the atmosphere of an environmentambience - the atmosphere of an environment  
environs, surround, surroundings, environment - the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

ambience

noun atmosphere, feel, setting, air, quality, character, spirit, surroundings, tone, mood, impression, flavour, temper, tenor, aura, complexion, vibes (slang), vibrations (slang), milieu The overall ambience of the room is cosy.

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:
Translations

ambience

[ˈæmbɪəns] Nambiente m, atmósfera f

ambience

[ˈæmbiəns] n (= atmosphere) → ambiance f

ambience

nAtmosphäre f, → Ambiente nt (geh)

ambience

[ˈæmbɪəns] n (liter) (atmosphere) → ambiente m
the restaurant has a pleasant ambience → il ristorante ha un'atmosfera piacevole
References in classic literature ?
A great over-heated stillness enveloped the ship and seemed to hold her motionless in a flaming ambience composed in two shades of blue.
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Spicing up the evening is a romantic ambience, superb acoustic performances and a special Valentine's menu.
It is what enhances the aesthetics and ambience of your interior spaces.
Underscoring a premise of family treats and the joys of togetherness, 'The Friday Feast' will present weekend revellers a fun outlet to soak in the vibrant, colourful and playful ambience of Mokha Cafe, while tucking into scrumptious dishes that have weekend indulgence stamped over them.
The minister said the key challenge for libraries was the world of Internet but libraries had a competitive edge as these provided an ambience conducive to research work.
'In libraries ambience is such that one wanted to read and gain knowledge.' He said the staff in libraries should create a welcoming and intellectually stimulating ambience for the readers.
The hotel's Executive Chef Esat Akyildiz, together with guest chefs, promises to provide guests with original and traditional flavors of the Turkish cuisine along with a massive buffet spread featuring cuisines from around the world and the finest delicacies displayed in various live stations, creating an exclusive experience in a ritzy ambience.
Patrons can get together with loved ones and cherish an unforgettable Ramadan amidst the festive ambience of the restaurant.
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