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  1. neigh·bor·hood
    IPA[ˈnābərˌho͝od]
  2. noun

    • 1. a district, especially one forming a community within a town or city:

      she lived in a wealthy neighborhood of Boston the party disturbed the whole neighborhood
      Synonym : district, area, locality, locale, quarter, community, part, region, zone, neck of the woods, parts, manor, hood, nabe
    • 2. neighborly feeling or conduct:

      the importance of neighborhood to old people
    • 3. the area surrounding a particular place, person, or object:

      he was reluctant to leave the neighborhood of Butte
      Synonym : vicinity, surrounding district/area, environs, purlieus, precincts, proximity, vicinage
    • 4. the set of points whose distance from a given point is less than (or less than or equal to) some value.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: neighbourhood, plural noun: neighbourhoods

    • noun

      a district or community within a town or city:

      the area surrounding a particular place, person, or object:

    • noun

      a program of systematic local vigilance by residents of a neighborhood to discourage crime, especially burglary.
    • approximately; about
    • noun

      a scheme of systematic local vigilance by householders to discourage crime, especially burglary.
    • approximately; about
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