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Definition of neighbor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (neighbour) noun
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  1. 1a person who lives next to you or near you We've had a lot of support from all our friends and neighbors. Our next-door neighbors are very noisy.
  2. 2a country that is next to or near another country America's nearest neighbor is Canada.
  3. 3a person or thing that is standing or located next to another person or thing Stand quietly, children, and try not to talk to your neighbor. The tree fell slowly, its branches caught in those of its neighbors.
  4. 4(literary) any other human We should all love our neighbors.

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