Neighborhood - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈneɪbərˌhʊd|  American pronunciation of the word neighborhood
Brit.  |ˈneɪbərˌhʊd|


- a surrounding or nearby region (syn: locality, neighbourhood, vicinity)
he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood
- people living near one another (syn: neighbourhood)
it is a friendly neighborhood
my neighborhood voted for Bush
- the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of') (syn: region)
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)
an ethnic neighborhood

Extra examples

They bought a house in a beautiful neighborhood.

The whole neighborhood heard about it.

There are some good restaurants in this neighborhood.

We went back to visit our old neighborhood.

Police have received reports of gang activity in the neighborhood.

They walk around the neighborhood every morning for exercise.

Crime is a serious problem in this neighborhood.

The attack confirmed her worst fears about the neighborhood.

...the whole block leagued together to keep a liquor store from opening in their neighborhood...

...didn't want her son hanging out with the neighborhood toughs...

...a neighborhood in which the city's merchant princes built palaces that shamelessly celebrated their wealth...

The neighborhood includes many grand old homes.

...trash disposal is on Wednesday in our neighborhood...

This neighborhood is an organic part of the city.

They live in a mixed neighborhood.

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