next door Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “next door” in the English Dictionary

"next door" in British English

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next dooradverb

uk   us  
very ​close: Would you ​want to ​live next door to a ​nuclearpowerstation?

next doornoun [U]

uk   us   UK informal
the ​person or ​peopleliving in the next ​room, ​house, or ​building: Next door's having a ​party next ​week, did you ​know?

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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(Definition of next door from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"next door" in American English

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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.
(Definition of next door from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “next door”
in Arabic المَبْنَى التّالي, البَيْت المُجاوِر…
in Korean 옆집…
in Portuguese ao lado, do lado…
in Catalan al costat…
in Japanese 隣の家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧挨着…
in Turkish kapı komşusu olan, bitişikteki, yandaki…
in Russian соседний, по соседству…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊挨著…
in Italian accanto…
in Polish najbliższy, sąsiedni, obok…
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