neighbourhood watch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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neighbourhood watchnoun [C or U]

UK (US neighborhood watch) uk   us  
a way of ​reducingcrime by ​organizing the ​people who ​live in an ​area to ​watch each other's ​property and ​tell the ​police about ​possiblecriminals
(Definition of neighbourhood watch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “neighbourhood watch”
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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