neighbourly


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neighbourly

(ˈneɪbəlɪ) or

neighborly

adj
kind, friendly, or sociable, as befits a neighbour
ˈneighbourliness, ˈneighborliness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.neighbourly - exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor
friendly - characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"

neighbourly

adjective helpful, kind, social, civil, friendly, obliging, harmonious, amiable, considerate, sociable, genial, hospitable, companionable, well-disposed I invited them to dinner as a neighbourly gesture of goodwill.
Translations
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neighbourly

neighborly (US) [ˈneɪbəlɪ] ADJ [person] → amable; [attitude] → de buen vecino, amable
she was full of neighbourly concernera de lo más atenta

neighbourly

[ˈneɪbərli] neighborly (US) adj (= friendly) [person] → accueillant(e); [behaviour] → de bon voisin; [place] → accueillant(e)
a neighborly gesture → un simple geste de bon voisinage
to be neighbourly → être bon(ne) voisin(e)
in a neighbourly way → en bon voisin
Many older people help each other in a neighbourly way with shopping or other chores → De nombreuses personnes plus âgées s'entraident, en bons voisins, pour les courses et autres tâches.

neighbourly

, (US) neighborly
adj personnachbarlich; action, relationsgutnachbarlich; they are neighbourly peoplesie sind gute Nachbarn

neighbourly

neighborly (Am) [ˈneɪbəlɪ] adj (action) → da buon vicino; (feelings) → amichevole
people here aren't very neighbourly → la gente qua non ha il senso del vicinato

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.
References in classic literature ?
It gave to his intentions whatever of decision was wanting before; and he finally resolved, that it would be absolutely unnecessary, if not highly indecorous, to do more for the widow and children of his father, than such kind of neighbourly acts as his own wife pointed out.
Instead of a man who had more cunning than honest folks could come by, and, what was worse, had not the inclination to use that cunning in a neighbourly way, it was now apparent that Silas had not cunning enough to keep his own.
They perceived, in short, clearly that the town which had been twitted had turned out to do battle with some other that had jeered it more than was fair or neighbourly.
Dear Dick,' he said, taking his arm, 'this is neighbourly of you; it shows your tact to meet me when I had a wish for you.
And, looking from the poop where we both stood (I had paid him a neighbourly call in dock), he added: "She's one of them.
The raw bacon which clumsy Molly spares from her own scanty store that she may carry it to her neighbour's child to "stop the fits," may be a piteously inefficacious remedy; but the generous stirring of neighbourly kindness that prompted the deed has a beneficent radiation that is not lost.
By a transition so quiet as to be scarcely perceptible, the directress's manner changed; the anxious business-air passed from her face, and she began chatting about the weather and the town, and asking in neighbourly wise after M.
The return of Henry Crawford, and the arrival of William Price, had much to do with it, but much was still owing to Sir Thomas's more than toleration of the neighbourly attempts at the Parsonage.
When our shadow fell across her great open platforms they looked up and stretched out their hands neighbourly while they sang.
Well,' said the butcher, 'I don't like to say no, when one is asked to do a kind, neighbourly thing.
It was a civil, neighbourly thing to do, but it annihilated the only excuse he could think of for looking in at night.
Well, I didn't know Countesses were so neighbourly.