neighborhood watch

noun

Definition of neighborhood watch

  1. :  an organization of neighbors who pay special attention to each other's houses in order to prevent crime —often used before another noun a neighborhood watch group/program

Word by Word Definitions

neighborhoodplay
  1. :  neighborly relationship

    :  the quality or state of being neighbors :  proximity

    :  a place or region near :  vicinity

watchplay
  1. :  to keep vigil as a devotional exercise

    :  to be awake during the night

    :  to be attentive or vigilant

  1. :  the act of keeping awake to guard, protect, or attend

    :  the state of being wakeful

    :  a wake over a dead body


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