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neighborhood

neigh·bor·hood

neighborhood

 
pronunciation:
neI br hUd
phrases:
in the neighborhood of
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the area or district near some place or thing, or a local area that has distinguishing characteristics.
He lives in an Italian neighborhood.
synonyms:
block, locality, precinct, quarter
similar words:
area, community, district, region, vicinity, ward
definition 2: the people collectively who live in such an area.
synonyms:
community
similar words:
citizenry, folks, neighbors, people, populace, public, street
definition 3: (informal) approximate range.
His salary must be in the neighborhood of $60,000 a year.
phrase: in the neighborhood of
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The word neighborhood contains the following part:
-hood Old English noun-forming suffix that means 1. state, condition; 2.the whole group of