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"next door" in British English

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next dooradverb

uk   /ˌnekst ˈdɔːr/  us   /ˌnekst ˈdɔːr/

next doornoun [U]

uk   /ˌnekst ˈdɔːr/  us   /ˌnekst ˈdɔːr/ UK informal

next dooradverb, adjective

(also next-door) uk   us  
B1 in the next ​room, ​house, or ​building: A ​Russiancouple have just ​moved in next door. Who ​lives next door to you? Margot is ​our next-door neighbour.

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next dooradjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈnekst ˈdɔr/
beside a ​building, ​house, ​apartment, or other ​place: next-door ​neighbors Danny ​lived next door to me when we were ​kids.
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