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  1. Neighbours

    Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults and teenagers who talk openly and solve their problems together. Seven decided to commission the show following the success of Watson's Sons and Daughters, which aired on the network. Although successful in Melbourne, Neighbours underperformed in the Sydney market and struggled for months before Seven cancelled it. The show was immediately bought by rival network Ten. After taking over production of the show, the new network had to build replica sets because Seven destroyed the originals to prevent its rival from obtaining them. Ten began screening Neighbours on 20 January 1986, taking off where the previous series left off and commencing with episode 171. Neighbours has since become the longest running drama series in Australian television and in 2005, it was inducted collectively into the Logie Hall of Fame. On 11 January 2011, Neighbours moved to Ten's new digital channel, Eleven. The show's storylines concern the domestic and professional lives of the people who live and work in Erinsborough, a fictional suburb of Melbourne, Victoria. The series primarily centres around the residents of Ramsay Street, a short cul-de-sac, and its neighbouring areas, the Lassiters complex, which includes a bar, hotel, cafe, news office and park. Neighbours began with three families created by Watson – the Ramsays, the Robinsons and the Clarkes. Watson said that he wanted to show three families who are friends living in a small street. The Robinsons and the Ramsays had a long history and were involved in an ongoing rivalry. Pin Oak Court, in Vermont South, is the real cul-de-sac that has doubled for Ramsay Street since 1985. All of the houses featured are real and the residents allow Neighbours to shoot external scenes in their gardens. The interior scenes are filmed at the Global Television studios in Forest Hill.

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  1. neighboursnoun

    Plural noun of the word neighbour.

    The neighbours all came round for a New Year celebration party.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 2, 2017  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'neighbours' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3308

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    Rank popularity for the word 'neighbours' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2149

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbours in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbours in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of neighbours in a Sentence

  1. Le Drian:

    Tough discussions will be needed over ballistic proliferation and Iran’s destabilisation of its neighbours in the region.

  2. Wieland:

    It is commonly a dangerous thing for a man to have more sense than his neighbours. Socrates paid for his superiority with his life; and if Aristotle saved his skin, accused as he was of heresy by the chief priest Eurymedon, it was because he took to his heels in time.

  3. Noam Cartozo:

    I saw that the neighbours were looking a bit sad about the confinement, i wanted to create a bit of atmosphere in the neighbourhood to help with all of that.

  4. The IEA:

    This surplus crude provides some relief, with OPEC's spare production buffer stretched thin as Saudi Arabia - which holds the lion's share of excess capacity - and its Gulf neighbours pump at near record rates, the shock absorber provided by oil stocks is no longer restricted to just crude. As refineries ran flat out to meet soaring demand for gasoline in top consumers the United States and China, distillate inventories ballooned as a consequence.

  5. Amos Omore:

    It is very difficult to build commercial dairy marketing because the limited milk available is sold to neighbours and in local markets.

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