What is the meaning of neighborhood?


  • A surrounding or nearby region.
    • usage: "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"
  • People living near one another.
    • usage: "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush"
  • The approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of'. )
    • usage: "it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job"; "the price is in the neighborhood of $100"
  • An area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community. )
    • usage: "an ethnic neighborhood"
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APAWordNet. (2010). neighborhood. Retrieved April 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/neighborhood/definitions/1324105
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HarvardWordNet 2010, neighborhood, Smart Define, viewed 26 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/neighborhood/definitions/1324105>.
MLAWordNet. "neighborhood" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/neighborhood/definitions/1324105>
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