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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈneɪbərhʊd/
    • /ˈneɪbəhʊd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈneɪbərhʊd/

Definitions of neighbourhood word

  • noun neighbourhood Standard spelling of neighborhood. 1
  • countable noun neighbourhood A neighbourhood is one of the parts of a town where people live. 0
  • countable noun neighbourhood The neighbourhood of a place or person is the area or the people around them. 0
  • noun neighbourhood the immediate environment; surroundings; vicinity 0
  • noun neighbourhood a district where people live 0
  • noun neighbourhood the people in a particular area; neighbours 0

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Parts of speech for Neighbourhood


neighbourhood popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for neighbourhood

noun neighbourhood

  • area — An area is a particular part of a town, a country, a region, or the world.
  • district — a division of territory, as of a country, state, or county, marked off for administrative, electoral, or other purposes.
  • region — an extensive, continuous part of a surface, space, or body: a region of the earth.
  • locality — a place, spot, or district, with or without reference to things or persons in it or to occurrences there: They moved to another locality.
  • zone — any continuous area that differs in some respect, or is distinguished for some purpose, from adjoining areas, or within which certain distinctive circumstances exist or are established: The decisions were formulated in a zone of uncertainty. The temperature lies outside the danger zone.

adjective neighbourhood

  • local — low-cal.
  • small-town — of, relating to, or characteristic of a town or village: a typical, small-town general store.
  • divisional — the act or process of dividing; state of being divided.
  • communistic — of, characteristic of, or relating to communism
  • conjunct — joined; united

Antonyms for neighbourhood

noun neighbourhood

  • whole — comprising the full quantity, amount, extent, number, etc., without diminution or exception; entire, full, or total: He ate the whole pie. They ran the whole distance.
  • distance — the extent or amount of space between two things, points, lines, etc.
  • remoteness — far apart; far distant in space; situated at some distance away: the remote jungles of Brazil.

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