Definition of ambience noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ambience

 noun
(also ambiance)noun
BrE BrE//ˈæmbiəns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæmbiəns//
 
[singular]
 
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the character and atmosphere of a place the relaxed ambience of the city low lighting for added ambience The gentle colour scheme creates a relaxing ambience. The new building is in keeping with the general ambience of the estate. Word Origin late 19th cent.: from ambient + -ence, or from French ambiance, from ambiant ‘surrounding’.
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