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neighborhood

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1 an approximate amount, extent, or degree
  • a movie that's said to have cost in the neighborhood of 100 million dollars

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2 an area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature
  • are you familiar with the city's Latino neighborhood?

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3 the people living in a particular area
  • invited practically the whole neighborhood over for a big party

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4 an adjoining region or space
  • we were somewhere in the neighborhood of the Capitol because we could see the dome

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The first known use of neighborhood was in the 15th century

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“Neighborhood.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/neighborhood. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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