Adjective "neighbouring" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Next to or very near another place; adjacent.
  1. 'the neighbouring village'
  2. 'Prune as needed to keep the exuberant foliage from casting unwanted shade on neighboring plants.'
  3. 'With this technique, the rate at which a site experiences change can be modified by substitutions at neighboring sites.'
  4. 'The mean annual survival rates of female turkeys in Connecticut were similar to rates reported in neighboring states.'
  5. 'An ethnic group within the state then demands to be united with its kith and kin in a neighboring state.'
  6. 'One town will try to outdo their neighboring town in order to steal away their sales taxes.'
  7. 'He was the first to introduce water and sewage for a city of that size and provided electricity to neighboring farms.'
  8. 'Imagine what would happen if those small villages of 20 to 50 households are allowed to federate, or join with neighboring villages.'
  9. 'The Belgian haven has helped pressure neighboring countries into rolling back their taxes.'
  10. 'Spraying water on surrounding areas to prevent the flames from jumping the perimeters of the plant saved the neighboring buildings.'
  11. 'In Austria and neighboring regions, glassmaking enjoyed royal patronage and the Venetian style was introduced with royal support.'


1. a person who lives near another.

2. a person or thing that is near another.

3. one's fellow human being: to be generous toward one's less fortunate neighbors.

4. a person who shows kindliness or helpfulness toward his or her fellow humans: to be a neighbor to someone in distress.

5. (used as a term of address, especially as a friendly greeting to a stranger): Tell me, neighbor, which way to town? adjective

6. situated or living near another: one of our neighbor nations. v

More examples(as adjective)

"countries can be neighbouring."

"states can be neighbouring."

"provinces can be neighbouring."

"republics can be neighbouring."

"regions can be neighbouring."

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