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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: neighborhood /ˈneɪbərˌhʊd/ 
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pluralneighborhoods

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  1. 1
    a particular area of a city or town

    a poor/middle-class/wealthy neighborhood

    a Chinese/Italian neighborhood

    1. a.
      the people who live near each other

      The whole neighborhood gets together for a party in July.

  2. 2
    used for saying that an amount, time, etc. is about the same as another

    We'll be leaving at about 2:00 or 2:10, in that neighborhood.

    in the neighborhood of:

    The settlements were in the neighborhood of half a million dollars per victim.

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