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[ney-ber-lee] /ˈneɪ bər li/

having or showing qualities befitting a ; friendly.

1550s, from neighbor (n.) + -ly (1). Earlier as an adverb (1520s), while an earlier adjective form was neighborlike (late 15c.). Related: Neighborliness, which ousted earlier neighborship (mid-15c.).


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