in the neighborhood

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Definition of in the neighborhood

: in the area that is close to something Is there a grocery store in the neighborhood? We might as well pay them a visit while we're in the neighborhood.

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“In the neighborhood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20neighborhood. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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