Definition of ambiente in English:

ambiente

Pronunciation /ˌambɪˈɛnteɪ/

noun

  • Mood, character, atmosphere, especially of a particular place. Compare "ambience". Chiefly in Italian- and Spanish-speaking contexts.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in National Review. Partly from Spanish ambiente atmosphere, air, and partly from Italian ambiente surroundings, use as noun of Spanish ambiente (adjective) and Italian ambiente (adjective) respectively.