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neighbour

US neighbor

/ (ˈneɪbə) /
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Definition of neighbour

noun
a person who lives near or next to another
  1. a person or thing near or next to another
  2. (as modifier)neighbour states
verb
(when intr, often foll by on) to be or live close (to a person or thing)
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Derived forms of neighbour

neighbouring or US neighboring, adjectiveneighbourless or US neighborless, adjective

Word Origin for neighbour

Old English nēahbūr, from nēah nigh + būr, gebūr dweller; see boor
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