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Also especially British, neigh·bour.

Origin of neighbor

before 900; Middle English; Old English neahgebūr, nēahbūr (nēah nigh + (ge)būr farmer; see Boer, boor); akin to Dutch nabuur, German Nachbar, Old Norse nābūi

OTHER WORDS FROM neighbor

neigh·bor·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for neighbour

neighbour

US neighbor

/ (ˈneɪbə) /

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)

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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