[ UK /nˈe‍ɪbəhˌʊd/ ]
[ US /ˈneɪbɝˌhʊd/ ]
  1. people living near one another
    my neighborhood voted for Bush
    it is a friendly neighborhood
  2. a surrounding or nearby region
    it is a rugged locality
    the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville
    I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods
    he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood
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How To Use neighbourhood In A Sentence

  • A neighbourhood patrol can thus assume the proportions of an armed convoy.
  • Her name means happiness, but she is a widow with five children who makes ends meet by washing clothes for the neighbourhood and preparing injera, the unleavened bread prepared today as it was 1000 years ago.
  • A world reputation for jobs, and a ‘welcome to the neighbourhood’ attitude has historically created a city of immigrants and ethnic enclaves.
  • Their devotion, if extreme, is driven by one goal to reclaim their neighbourhood.
  • He believed he was ‘untouchable’ but his victims finally became sick of the yob and helped a specialist council unit to boot him out of their neighbourhood.
  • The toddler waddles freely into a neighbourhood yard.
  • The story being whispered about the neighbourhood.
  • They delivered emergency aid to the camps, not to stricken neighbourhoods, thereby ensuring the exponential growth of those camps. Times, Sunday Times
  • Adding new homes to an existing neighbourhood is the best rebuttal to any scheme to clear out houses and build a high-rise.
  • September 13th, 2009 MICHAEL CAINE is calling on the U. K.'s leaders to reinstate national service in an effort to clean up the streets After shooting his new movie, Harry Brown, in London's most troubled neighbourhoods, Caine fears crime and drug use is out of control in his native Britain - and the government needs to do something drastic to stop youngsters from killing one another. Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
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