What does neighbourhood mean?

Definitions for neighbourhood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods(noun)

    a surrounding or nearby region

    "the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"

  2. neighborhood, neighbourhood(noun)

    people living near one another

    "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush"


  1. neighbourhood(Noun)

    Close proximity, particularly in reference to home

    He lives in my neighbourhood.

  2. neighbourhood(Noun)

    and, by extension, its inhabitants

    The fire alarmed all the neighbourhood.

  3. neighbourhood(Noun)

    a division of a municipality or region, formally or informally divided

  4. neighbourhood(Noun)

    The quality or condition of being a neighbour; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity.

  5. neighbourhood(Noun)

    The infinitesimal open set of all points that may be reached directly from a given point; The set of all the vertices adjacent to a given vertex

  6. neighbourhood(Noun)

    The disposition becoming a neighbour; neighbourly kindness or good will.


  1. Neighbourhood

    A neighbourhood or neighborhood is a geographically localised community within a larger city, town, suburb or rural area. Neighbourhoods are often social communities with considerable face-to-face interaction among members. "Researchers have not agreed on an exact definition. Neighbourhood is generally defined spatially as a specific geographic area and functionally as a set of social networks. Neighbourhoods, then, are the spatial units in which face-to-face social interactions occur – the personal settings and situations where residents seek to realise common values, socialise youth, and maintain effective social control."

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'neighbourhood' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4148

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'neighbourhood' in Nouns Frequency: #2101

How to pronounce neighbourhood?

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How to say neighbourhood in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbourhood in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbourhood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of neighbourhood in a Sentence

  1. Louise Beal:

    Love thy neighbour as yourself, but choose your neighbourhood.

  2. Henry C. Blinn:

    Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is truly good in nature does not get even a good support from own people in the neighbourhood.

  4. Srikanth Kondapalli:

    The number of PLA visits to Bangladesh is nearly the same as to India, modi is trying to counter it with his neighbourhood outreach.

  5. Janet Bete:

    In my neighbourhood there is a man who runs a spaza (tuck shop) but has no electricity, so I hire out the solar lights to him daily from 5am when he opens, to 7am when it's no longer dark.

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