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neighbourhood watch

noun [C or U] uk UK ( US neighborhood watch)   us  
a way of reducing crime by organizing the people who live in an area to watch each other's property and tell the police about possible criminals
Translations of “neighbourhood watch”
in Chinese (Traditional) 居民聯防,鄰裡守護制,守望相助…
in Chinese (Simplified) 居民联防,邻里守护制…
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