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neighbourhood

noun [C] uk UK (US neighborhood)   /ˈneɪ.bə.hʊd/ us    /-bɚ-/
B1 the area of a town that surrounds someone's home, or the people who live in this area: There were lots of kids in my neighbourhood when I was growing up. They live in a wealthy/poor/friendly neighbourhood. I wouldn't like to live in the neighbourhood of (= in the area around) an airport.
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