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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishneighbourhoodneigh‧bour‧hood British English, neighborhood American English /ˈneɪbəhʊd $ -ər-/ ●●○ S3 W3 noun [countable]  1 AREAan 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 factories or shops). a neighbourhood schoolsee thesaurus at areaRegisterIn everyday British English, instead of saying in my neighbourhood, people often say where I live:There aren’t many bookshops where I live.2 the neighbourhood3 (something) in the neighbourhood of £500/30% etc
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neighbourhoodAnd yet the loss of these buildings can really damage the character of a neighbourhood.Where a family no longer exists, neighbourhood organisations can provide a web of family-like relationships.One of the tasks of the project is to develop informal care networks, community, local neighbourhood networks for these people.In their study, they interviewed women in one neighbourhood in depth about the violent experiences they had suffered.Leonard spent hours walking and cycling around the neighbourhood looking for it.We also have to traipse round the neighbourhood on All Hallows Eve, calling on neighbours, who give our children sweets.This neighbourhood approach was echoed by the Fineview Citizens Council.The Cranstons live in a very wealthy neighbourhood.
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