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milieu

[ mil-yoo, meel-; French mee-lyœ ]SEE DEFINITION OF milieu

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MILIEU

And it seemed that in this milieu the virtue of being amusing outweighed all vices.

In a milieu removed from care and trivialities I will continue my poem.

Nor was it likely for her to do so considering the milieu in which she lived, in which she was obliged to live.

Impressionism is Realism widened by the study of the milieu.

This phrase, foreign to Bburs diction, smacks of a Court-Persian milieu.

The milieu is the artistic, though as drama we are never carried off our feet.

He felt the need of harmonising his people with their milieu.

He is safely started in his school; doing well there; striking his milieu.

Frau Captain Stark alone did not seem to belong in this milieu.

He realised that he was in a milieu that suited him and stroked him the right way.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MILIEU

localities

nounenvironment

mediums

nounatmosphere, setting
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