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neighbourhoodnoun [C]

UK US neighborhood uk   /ˈneɪ.bə.hʊd/ us   /ˈneɪ.bɚ.hʊd/
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)

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neighbourhoodnoun [C]

UK US neighborhood uk   /ˈneɪbəhʊd/ us  
an area of a town, or the people who live or work in this area: The company aims to set up a nursery school in every neighbourhood. The $150 million bond issue will eventually yield grants aimed at revitalizing commercial 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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“neighbourhood” in Business English

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