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neighbour

noun [C] UK ( US neighbor)
 
 
/ˈneɪbər/
LIVING NEAR A2 someone who lives very near you, especially in the next house: Our next-door neighbours are always arguing.People who live or settle somewhere
POSITION B2 someone or something that is near or next to someone or something else: The French make more films than their European neighbours.Next to and beside
Translations of “neighbour”
in Arabic جار…
in Korean 이웃…
in Malaysian jiran…
in French voisin/-ine…
in Turkish komşu, yakındaki, yanıbaşındaki şey/kimse…
in Italian vicino, -a di casa, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄰居, 鄰邦,鄰國…
in Russian сосед…
in Polish sąsiad/ka, sąsiad…
in Vietnamese người láng giềng…
in Spanish vecino…
in Portuguese vizinho, -a…
in Thai เพื่อนบ้าน…
in German der/die Nachbar(in)…
in Catalan veí, veïna, company…
in Japanese 近所の人, 隣(近く)にあるもの、人…
in Indonesian tetangga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邻居, 邻邦,邻国…
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