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"neighbourhood" in British English

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neighbourhoodnoun [C]

UK (US neighborhood) uk   /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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(Definition of neighbourhood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"neighbourhood" in Business English

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neighbourhoodnoun [C]

UK ( US neighborhood) uk   us   /ˈneɪbəhʊd/
an ​area of a town, or the ​people who ​live or ​work in this ​area: The ​companyaims to set up a nursery school in every neighbourhood. The $150 million ​bondissue will eventually ​yieldgrantsaimed at ​revitalizingcommercial corridors in the city's neighborhoods. low-/middle-/upper-income neighbourhoods
in the neighbourhood of sth in the ​area near a particular ​place: The ​houses, ​built for University professors are ​located in the neighborhood of St. Anthony Park. approximately: It ​retails for in the neighborhood of $499.
(Definition of neighbourhood from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “neighbourhood”
in Arabic حَيّ…
in Korean 이웃 동네…
in Portuguese vizinhança…
in Catalan barri…
in Japanese 近所…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邻近地区, 住宅区,街区, 街坊,四邻…
in Turkish semt, muhit, mahalle…
in Russian район, квартал…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄰近地區, 住宅區,街區, 街坊,四鄰…
in Italian vicinato, quartiere…
in Polish dzielnica, okolica, sąsiedztwo…
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