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    Definition of surrounding in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsurroundingsPREsur-SUF-ing
    1. outlaying area; area in proximity to something.
      1. environment.
      2. Verb
        1. present participle of surround.
        2. Adjective
          1. which surrounds something.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • A certain amount of collateral damage and destruction to the surrounding environment has always been viewed as a necessary but generally undesirable by-product of military conflict.
              • The testa develops from the tissue, the integument, originally surrounding the ovule.
              • On Sunday, I took my family for a spin through the surrounding countryside.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Participles
                      • Present participles
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                Meaning of surrounding for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "surrounding" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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