Umgebung

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From umgeben +‎ -ung. Cognate with Dutch omgeving.

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  • IPA(key): /ʊmˈɡeːbʊŋ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Umgebung f (genitive Umgebung, plural Umgebungen)

  1. environment (area around something), vicinity, surroundings
    In der Wildnis müssen Sie auf Ihre Umgebung achten.
    In the wild, you need to be aware of your surroundings.
    Synonym: Umgegend

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