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English definition of “in your backyard”

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in your backyard

informal
in the area where you live, or in the area of interest or activity that you are involved in or responsible for: How would you feel about them building a nuclear power station in your backyard? We should take a look at what is happening in our own backyard before criticizing what is taking place in other countries.
(Definition of in your backyard from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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