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English definition of “neighbourhood”

neighbourhood

noun [C] UK (US neighborhood)     /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 .Environments and localities
(Definition of neighbourhood noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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