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the immediate environment; surroundings; vicinity related adjective vicinal
a district where people live
the people in a particular area; neighbours
neighbourly feeling
(maths) the set of all points whose distance from a given point is less than a specified value
(modifier) of or for a neighbourhood: a neighbourhood community worker
in the neighbourhood of, approximately (a given number)

chiefly British English spelling of neighborhood; for spelling, see -or.


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