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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.
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in Korean 인근의…
in Arabic مُجاوِر…
in Portuguese na vizinhança…
in Catalan veí…
in Japanese 隣の, 近くの…
in Italian vicino, confinante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄰近的,相鄰的…
in Russian соседний…
in Turkish yakın, yakındaki, civardaki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邻近的,相邻的…
in Polish sąsiadujący, sąsiedni…
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