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neighbourhood watchnoun [C or U]

UK US neighborhood watch uk   /ˌneɪ.bə.hʊd ˈwɒtʃ/ us   /ˌneɪ.bɚ.hʊd ˈwɑːtʃ/
a way of reducing crime by organizing the people who live in an area to watch each other's property and tell the police about possible criminals
(Definition of neighbourhood watch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 居民联防,邻里守护制…
in Chinese (Traditional) 居民聯防,鄰裡守護制,守望相助…
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