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neigh·bour

 (nā′bər)
n.v. & adj. Chiefly British
Variant of neighbor.
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neighbour

(ˈneɪbə) or

neighbor

n
1. a person who lives near or next to another
2.
a. a person or thing near or next to another
b. (as modifier): neighbour states.
vb
(when: intr, often foll by on) to be or live close (to a person or thing)
[Old English nēahbūr, from nēah nigh + būr, gebūr dweller; see boor]
ˈneighbouring, ˈneighboring adj
ˈneighbourless, ˈneighborless adj
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neighbour


Past participle: neighboured
Gerund: neighbouring

Imperative
neighbour
neighbour
Present
I neighbour
you neighbour
he/she/it neighbours
we neighbour
you neighbour
they neighbour
Preterite
I neighboured
you neighboured
he/she/it neighboured
we neighboured
you neighboured
they neighboured
Present Continuous
I am neighbouring
you are neighbouring
he/she/it is neighbouring
we are neighbouring
you are neighbouring
they are neighbouring
Present Perfect
I have neighboured
you have neighboured
he/she/it has neighboured
we have neighboured
you have neighboured
they have neighboured
Past Continuous
I was neighbouring
you were neighbouring
he/she/it was neighbouring
we were neighbouring
you were neighbouring
they were neighbouring
Past Perfect
I had neighboured
you had neighboured
he/she/it had neighboured
we had neighboured
you had neighboured
they had neighboured
Future
I will neighbour
you will neighbour
he/she/it will neighbour
we will neighbour
you will neighbour
they will neighbour
Future Perfect
I will have neighboured
you will have neighboured
he/she/it will have neighboured
we will have neighboured
you will have neighboured
they will have neighboured
Future Continuous
I will be neighbouring
you will be neighbouring
he/she/it will be neighbouring
we will be neighbouring
you will be neighbouring
they will be neighbouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been neighbouring
you have been neighbouring
he/she/it has been neighbouring
we have been neighbouring
you have been neighbouring
they have been neighbouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been neighbouring
you will have been neighbouring
he/she/it will have been neighbouring
we will have been neighbouring
you will have been neighbouring
they will have been neighbouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been neighbouring
you had been neighbouring
he/she/it had been neighbouring
we had been neighbouring
you had been neighbouring
they had been neighbouring
Conditional
I would neighbour
you would neighbour
he/she/it would neighbour
we would neighbour
you would neighbour
they would neighbour
Past Conditional
I would have neighboured
you would have neighboured
he/she/it would have neighboured
we would have neighboured
you would have neighboured
they would have neighboured
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neighbour - a person who lives (or is located) near anotherneighbour - a person who lives (or is located) near another
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.neighbour - a nearby object of the same kind; "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
Verb1.neighbour - live or be located as a neighbor; "the neighboring house"
inhabit, live, populate, dwell - inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"
2.neighbour - be located near or adjacent to; "Pakistan neighbors India"
butt against, butt on, abut, adjoin, edge, border, march - lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
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Translations
sousedsousedit
nabo
najbaro
naaber
همسایه
naapuri
susjedsusjeda
szomszéd
tetangga
nágranni
近所の人
이웃
accolaadcolavicinavicinus
kaimynaskaimyniniskaimyniška sargybakaimyniškaskaimynystė
kaimiņš
vecin
sused
sosed
granne
เพื่อนบ้าน
сусідсусідка
hàng xóm

neighbour

neighbor (US) [ˈneɪbəʳ]
A. Nvecino/a m/f; (= fellow being) → prójimo/a m/f, semejante m
Israel and its Arab neighboursIsrael y sus vecinos árabes
see also next-door
B. VI to neighbour (up)on (= adjoin) → colindar con, estar contiguo a; (= be almost) → rayar en
to neighbour with sb (US) → comportarse como buen vecino de algn
C. CPD Good Neighbour Policy N (US) → Política f del Buen Vecino
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

neighbour

[ˈneɪbər] neighbor (US) n
(living nearby)voisin(e) m/f
the neighbours' garden → le jardin des voisins
(sitting beside one)voisin(e) m/f
[country] → voisin m
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neighbour

, (US) neighbor
n
Nachbar(in) m(f); (at table) → Tischnachbar(in) m(f) ? next-door
(Bibl) → Nächste(r) mf
vt (= adjoin) country, riverangrenzen an (+acc)
vi
to neighbour on (= adjoin)(an)grenzen an (+acc); (= approach)grenzen an (+acc)
(US inf) to neighbor with somebodygutnachbarliche Beziehungen plzu jdm haben
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neighbour

neighbor (Am) [ˈneɪbəʳ] nvicino/a (Bible) → prossimo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

neighbour

جَارٌ soused nabo Nachbar γείτονας vecino naapuri voisin susjed vicino di casa 近所の人 이웃 buurman nabo sąsiad vizinho сосед granne เพื่อนบ้าน komşu hàng xóm 邻居
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References in classic literature ?
Two neighbours came before Jupiter and prayed him to grant their hearts' desire.
This acquiescence in Mrs Blifil was considered by the neighbours, and by the family, as a mark of her condescension to her brother's humour, and she was imagined by all others, as well as Thwackum and Square, to hate the foundling in her heart; nay, the more civility she showed him, the more they conceived she detested him, and the surer schemes she was laying for his ruin: for as they thought it her interest to hate him, it was very difficult for her to persuade them she did not.
Thwackum was encouraged to the undertaking by reflecting that to covet your neighbour's sister is nowhere forbidden: and he knew it was a rule in the construction of all laws, that " Expressum facit cessare tacitum.
We saw more of our country neighbours now than when we lived on the farm.
When fall came she was to husk corn for the neighbours until Christmas, as she had done the year before; but grandmother saved her from this by getting her a place to work with our neighbours, the Harlings.
Indeed, we are old friends, and now near neighbours; and, A PROPOS, how are we off for neighbours, Richard?
Now I, you see, find an inn so very near my own home, and my first thought is my neighbours. I shall go forward and make my neighbours' acquaintance; no, you needn't come; I shall not be a moment.'
Their tiny son too was as clever as he could be, and so sharp and sensible that all the neighbours marvelled over the wise things he said and did.
Peace with God and thy neighbour: so desireth good sleep.
He raised a certain building in his court-yard by a story, which shutting out the sun, took half a degree of warmth from Boxtel's garden, and, on the other hand, added half a degree of cold in winter; not to mention that it cut the wind, and disturbed all the horticultural calculations and arrangements of his neighbour.
A MILLIONAIRE who had gone to an almshouse to visit his father met a Neighbour there, who was greatly surprised.
Besides these members of the family there was a visitor, a neighbour who was godfather to one of the children.