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neighbourhood

(ˈneɪbəˌhʊd) or

neighborhood

n
1. the immediate environment; surroundings; vicinity.
2. a district where people live
3. the people in a particular area; neighbours
4. neighbourly feeling
5. (Mathematics) maths the set of all points whose distance from a given point is less than a specified value
6. (modifier) of or for a neighbourhood: a neighbourhood community worker.
7. in the neighbourhood of approximately (a given number)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neighbourhood - a surrounding or nearby regionneighbourhood - a surrounding or nearby region; "the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"
gold coast - a rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area; "Chicago's gold coast is along Lake Michigan"
'hood - (slang) a neighborhood
place - a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago"
proximity - the region close around a person or thing
scenery - the appearance of a place
section - a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people; "no section of the nation is more ardent than the South"; "there are three synagogues in the Jewish section"
2.neighbourhood - people living near one another; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush"
community - a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
hood - (slang) a neighborhood
street - people living or working on the same street; "the whole street protested the absence of street lights"

neighbourhood

noun
1. district, community, quarter, region, surroundings, locality, locale It seemed like a good neighbourhood to raise my children.
2. vicinity, confines, proximity, precincts, environs, purlieus the loss of woodlands in the neighbourhood of large towns
Related words
adjective vicinal
Translations
جِوارحَي، حارَهمَنْطِقَه، ضاحِيَه،حَي
čtvrťsousedstvísousedstvo
i nærheden afkvarternabolagomegnområde
asuinaluelähiseutulähiympäristönaapurustonaapuruus
susjedstvo
környékszomszédság
nágrenni
近所
이웃
susedstvo
kvarter
เขตที่มีคนอยู่อาศัย
hàng xóm

neighbourhood

neighborhood (US) [ˈneɪbəhʊd]
A. N
1. (= area) → barrio m, vecindario m
not a very nice neighbourhoodun barrio poco atractivo
somewhere in the neighbourhoodpor allí
2. (= surrounding area) → alrededores mpl, cercanías fpl
anyone in the neighbourhood of the crimecualquier persona que estuviera en las cercancías del lugar del crimen
in the neighbourhood of £80alrededor de (las) 80 libras
3. (= people) → vecindario m, vecinos mpl
B. CPD [supermarket, chemist] → de(l) barrio; [policeman] → de barrio
neighbourhood watch scheme Ngrupo m de vigilancia de los (propios) vecinos

neighbourhood

[ˈneɪbərhʊd] neighborhood (US) n
(= area of town) → quartier m
a safe neighbourhood → un quartier sûr
She'd just moved into the neighbourhood → Elle venait d'emménager dans le quartier.
my immediate neighbourhood → mon voisinage immédiat
(= surrounding area) → voisinage m
in the neighbourhood of sth [+ place] → aux environs de qch, au voisinage de qch
(with numbers) in the neighbourhood of (= about) → aux environs de
He's won in the neighbourhood of four million dollars → Il a gagné aux environs de quatre millions de dollars.neighbourhood watch (British) neighborhood watch (US) n système de surveillance assuré par les habitants d'un quartier

neighbourhood

, (US) neighborhood
n (= district)Gegend f, → Viertel nt; (= people)Nachbarschaft f; get to know your neighbourhoodlernen Sie Ihre nähere Umgebung or (people also) → Ihre Nachbarschaft kennen; all the children from the neighbourhoodall die Kinder aus der Nachbarschaft or der Gegend; she is very popular in this neighbourhoodsie ist bei allen Nachbarn or in der ganzen Nachbarschaft sehr beliebt; your friendly neighbourhood policemander freundliche Polizist in Ihrer Nachbarschaft; in the neighbourhood of somethingin der Nähe von etw; (fig: = approximately) → um etw herum

neighbourhood

neighborhood (Am) [ˈneɪbəˌhʊd] n (district) → quartiere m, vicinato; (surrounding area) → vicinanze fpl
the whole neighbourhood knows her → tutto il vicinato or il quartiere la conosce
in the neighbourhood of the station → nelle vicinanze or nei paraggi della stazione
(something) in the neighbourhood of £1,000 → qualcosa come 1.000 sterline

neighbour

(American) neighbor (ˈneibə) noun
a person who lives near oneself. my next-door neighbour.
ˈneighbourhood noun
1. a district or area, especially in a town or city. a poor neighbourhood.
2. a district or area surrounding a particular place. He lives somewhere in the neighbourhood of the station.
ˈneighbourhood watch (American neighborhood watch;also sentry watch) noun
a system allowing organized groups of people to police their neighbourhoods to prevent crime.
ˈneighbouring adjective
near or next in place. France and Belgium are neighbouring countries.
ˈneighbourly adjective
(negative unneighbourly) friendly. a very neighbourly person.

neighbourhood

جِوار čtvrť nabolag Nachbarschaft γειτονιά vecindad, vecindario asuinalue voisinage susjedstvo vicinato 近所 이웃 buurt nabolag sąsiedztwo vizinhança район kvarter เขตที่มีคนอยู่อาศัย mahalle hàng xóm 邻里
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Shimerda's soul were lingering about in this world at all, it would be here, in our house, which had been more to his liking than any other in the neighbourhood.
Morning would break and find him there The neighbourhood would begin to rouse itself.
The neighbourhood of Brunswick Square is very different from almost all the rest.
Dashwood as remaining there till she could accommodate herself with a house in the neighbourhood, his invitation was accepted.
Different benevolent-minded ladies and gentlemen in this neighbourhood and in London.
And he will be rich, and I shall like to be the greatest woman of the neighbourhood, and I shall be proud of having such a husband.
Small tradesmen, who did no business whatever, sometimes unaccountably realised large fortunes, and it was remarkable that nobody in the neighbourhood could endure a lamplighter.
She assented, and we sought one of the many radiating centres of festivity in the neighbourhood.
The neighbourhood of Stamford, on the Derwent, contains some memorials of the battle.
So saying, he seized her once more, and in spite of all her cries he rapidly bore her off to the neighbourhood of his capital.
No, no; neighbourhood is needless for the union of hearts; and the birth of children is too important a matter to have been allowed to depend upon such an accident as proximity.
However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families, that he is considered the rightful property of someone or other of their daughters.

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