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English noun: neighborhood

1. neighborhood (location) a surrounding or nearby region


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymslocality, neck of the woods, neighbourhood, vicinity


Broader (hypernym)section


Narrower (hyponym)'hood, gold coast, place, proximity, scenery


Instance hyponymCharlestown, Latin Quarter, Left Bank, Montmartre, Right Bank

2. neighborhood (group) people living near one another


SamplesIt is a friendly neighborhood.
My neighborhood voted for Bush.


Synonymsneighbourhood


Broader (hypernym)community


Narrower (hyponym)hood, street

3. neighborhood (quantity) the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')


SamplesIt was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job.
The price is in the neighborhood of $100.


Synonymsregion


Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity

4. neighborhood (location) an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community)


SamplesAn ethnic neighborhood.


Broader (hypernym)area, country









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