neighbourhood

  • 1neighbourhood — UK US UK (US neighborhood) /ˈneɪbəhʊd/ noun [C] ► an area of a town, or the people who live or work in this area: »The company aims to set up a nursery school in every neighbourhood. »The $150 million bond issue will eventually yield grants aimed …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2neighbourhood — It is inadvisable to use the clumsy expression in the neighbourhood of (a sum or figure: wrote somewhere in the neighbourhood of a hundred novels) when roughly or about would serve as well …

    Modern English usage

  • 3neighbourhood — (US neighborhood) ► NOUN 1) a district or community within a town or city. 2) the area surrounding a particular place, person, or object. ● in the neighbourhood of Cf. ↑in the neighbourhood of …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4neighbourhood — British English spelling of NEIGHBORHOOD (Cf. neighborhood); for spelling, see OR (Cf. or) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5neighbourhood — (Brit.) neigh·bour·hood || neɪbÉ™rhÊŠd n. group of houses which make up a distinct region; local area, surroundings (also neighborhood) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6Neighbourhood — The Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City For other uses, see Neighbourhood (disambiguation). A neighbourhood or neighborhood (see spelling differences) is a geographically localised community within a larger city, town or suburb …

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  • 7neighbourhood — (BrE) (AmE neighborhood) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ friendly, nice ▪ safe ▪ quiet ▪ vibrant ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8neighbourhood — [[t]ne͟ɪbə(r)hʊd[/t]] neighbourhoods (in AM, use neighborhood) 1) N COUNT A neighbourhood is one of the parts of a town where people live. It seemed like a good neighbourhood to raise my children. Syn: area 2) N COUNT The neighbourhood of a place …

    English dictionary

  • 9neighbourhood — n. BE; AE spelling: neighborhood 1) a bad ( unsafe ); changing; friendly; good, nice, pleasant neighbourhood 2) an ethnic; residential neighbourhood 3) in a neighbourhood (we live in a nice neighbourhood) * * * [ neɪbəhʊd] changing friendly good …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10neighbourhood — BrE neighborhood AmE noun (C) 1 a small area of a town, or the people who live there: You re going to wake up the whole neighbourhood with that noise. | I grew up in a quiet neighborhood of Boston. | a neighbourhood school 2 in the neighbourhood… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11neighbourhood */*/ — UK [ˈneɪbə(r)ˌhʊd] / US [ˈneɪbərˌhʊd] noun [countable] Word forms neighbourhood : singular neighbourhood plural neighbourhoods a) a particular area of a city or town He lives in our neighbourhood. a poor/middle class/wealthy neighbourhood a… …

    English dictionary

  • 12neighbourhood — neigh|bour|hood BrE neighborhood AmE [ˈneıbəhud US ər ] n 1.) an area of a town or city ▪ She grew up in a quiet neighborhood of Boston. ▪ The hotel is situated in a peaceful residential neighbourhood (=area where there are houses rather than… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13neighbourhood — /ˈneɪbəhʊd / (say naybuhhood) noun 1. the region near or about some place or thing; the vicinity. 2. a district or locality, often with reference to its character or inhabitants: a fashionable neighbourhood. 3. a number of persons living near one …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 14neighbourhood — n. (US neighborhood) 1 a a district, esp. one forming a community within a town or city. b the people of a district; one s neighbours. 2 neighbourly feeling or conduct. Phrases and idioms: in the neighbourhood of roughly; about (paid in the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15neighbourhood — noun /ˈneɪbəhʊd/ a) Close proximity, particularly in reference to home He lives in my neighbourhood. b) and, by extension, its inhabitants The fire alarmed all the neighbourhood. Syn: proximity …

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  • 16neighbourhood — noun 1) a quiet neighbourhood Syn: district, area, locality, locale, quarter, community; N.Amer.; informal hood, nabe 2) in the neighbourhood of Canterbury Syn: vicinity …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 17neighbourhood — neighbour eighbour, neighbouring eighbouring, neighbourhood eighbourhood, neighbourly eighbourly Same as {neighbor}, {neighboring}, {neighborhood}, {neighborly}. [Chiefly Brit.] [PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18neighbourhood — (US neighborhood) noun a district or community within a town or city. ↘the area surrounding a place, person, or object. Phrases in the neighbourhood of approximately; about …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19neighbourhood — seniūnija statusas Aprobuotas sritis vietos savivalda apibrėžtis Savivaldybės administracijos struktūrinis teritorinis padalinys, veikiantis tam tikroje savivaldybės teritorijos dalyje. santrumpa( os) sen. atitikmenys: angl. neighbourhood… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 20neighbourhood — Synonyms and related words: about, almost, approximately, area, around, close to, confines, district, environs, locale, locality, more or less, nearly, practically, precincts, purlieus, quarter, region, surroundings, vicinage, vicinity …

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