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neighborhood

nay ber hood

  • n  a surrounding or nearby region
    he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood
  • n  people living near one another
    it is a friendly neighborhood
    my neighborhood voted for Bush
  • n  the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')
    the price is in the neighborhood of $100
  • n  an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community)
    an ethnic neighborhood

  • A new study says gentrification isn't a bad word, and that on average, a changing neighborhood can be a boon for its residents.
  • I lived in Mister Rogers' neighborhood.
  • A neighborhood school is a school in a neighborhoodbut what's a neighborhood? In Chicago, which has the most sharply segregated school system of any major Northern city, a panel.
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  • Ron Artest in Seyoh
    Well, first of all I want to thank everyone in my neighborhood,Artest said in an interview on ABC right after the match. "I definitely want to thank my doctors : my psychiatrist, she really helped me relax a lot."
  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    He is the president of all the Palestinians,Bush said of Abbas, with Olmert by his side in the Oval Office. "He has spoken out for moderation. He is a voice that is a reasonable voice amongst the extremists in your neighborhood."
  • Barack Obama in New York Times
    This is a guy who lives in my neighborhood, who'sa professor of English in Chicago ...... somebody who engaged in detestable acts 40 years ago when I was 8 years old,Obama complained.

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