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nimby

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnimbynim‧by /ˈnɪmbi/ noun (plural nimbies) [countable]  AGAINST/OPPOSE (not in my backyard) someone who does not want a particular activity or building near their home – used to show disapprovalnimby adjectiveFrom Longman Business Dictionarynimbynim‧by /ˈnɪmbi/ noun (plural nimbys) [countable] informal disapproving not in my backyard; someone who does not want a particular activity or building near their homeThe new supermarket is opposed by a group of local nimbies.nimby adjectivenimby elitists who don’t like ‘ugly’ freeway structures
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