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neighbourly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishneighbourlyneigh‧bour‧ly British English, neighborly American English /ˈneɪbəli $ -ər-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 FRIENDLYbehaving in a friendly and helpful way towards the people who live next to you or towards the countries that are next to you 🔊 the importance of good neighbourly relations between the two countriesneighbourliness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
neighbourlyAnd so the miscreants trooped back home to Bean Street, perhaps to bandage the wounds of their neighbourly dispute.He let a neighbourly grin slide over his foxy face.Telephones can be installed, emergency call-card systems operated and local neighbourly help recruited to reduce the isolation of many old people.How religiously, if only in order to obviate neighbourly interference, the Darcian woman would observe contraceptive precautions!On occasion, old people are difficult to help and neighbourly relations become fraught.Thus, shopping is a regular feature of neighbourly support but intimate bodily tasks are rarely performed.Even when industrialisation took most men out of the home, women ensured that the old neighbourly traditions lived on.Now and then neighbourly visits received and paid.
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