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neighbourliness

Definitions

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  • noun The property of being neighbourly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a disposition to be friendly and helpful to neighbors

Etymologies

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neighbourly +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Too much neighbourliness is forced upon me in my place of work without my having to put up with it in the long periods in between.

    Excerpt: It's All Right Now by Charles Chadwick

  • "It's what we used to call neighbourliness and that's what we need to do right now.

    The Guardian World News

  • WE EXTEND our hand to all neighbouring states and their peoples in an offer of peace and good neighbourliness, and appeal to them to establish bonds of cooperation and mutual help with the sovereign Jewish people settled in its own land.

    Yoav Sivan: Israel Procrastinates in Following Through on Its Commitments

  • And, it added, a strong development policy could promote a "belt of good neighbourliness" along Russian borders and help address issues from drug trafficking to cross-border crime.

    The rebirth of Russian foreign aid

  • In this special year, as I dedicate myself anew to your service, I hope that we will all be reminded of the power of togetherness and the convening strength of family friendship and good neighbourliness, examples of which I have been fortunate to see throughout my reign and which my family and I look forward to seeing in many forms as we travel throughout the UK and the wider Commonwealth.

    Queen is 'dedicating herself anew' as diamond jubilee year begins

  • The play's journalistic format — it meticulously recreates the actual speech of residents interviewed by Blythe – yields abundant pleasures, even if its portrait of cheerful neighbourliness built in the shadow of violent death is an unsettling one.

    London Road - review

  • If it was a neighbour, doesn't that say a lot about the loss of neighbourliness amongst people living beside or near each other?

    NRCC targets Obama for saying Cambridge cop 'acted stupidly'

  • Indeed, it used to be thought only good manners and a mark of proper, considerate neighbourliness to clear your own patch of pavement.

    The Politics of Snow

  • Indeed, it used to be thought only good manners and a mark of proper, considerate neighbourliness to clear your own patch of pavement.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Indeed, it used to be thought only good manners and a mark of proper, considerate neighbourliness to clear your own patch of pavement.

    The Politics of Snow

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