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neighbouring

adjective [before noun] uk UK (US neighboring)   /ˈneɪ.bər.ɪŋ/ us    /-bɚ-/
B2 Neighbouring places are next to or near each other: neighbouring countries/states She married a man from the neighbouring village.Next to and besideCloseness in distance and timeAbout to happen
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