Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of neighbour.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of neighbour.

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Examples

  • This method of living upon their neighbours is a most convenient one to unprincipled people, as it does not involve the penalty of stealing; and they can keep the goods without the unpleasant necessity of returning them, or feeling the moral obligation of being grateful for their use.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • Herman Mordaunt then spoke more fully of his own plans for the summer -- expressed his happiness at knowing that Dirck and myself were to be what he called his neighbours -- though, on a more exact computation, it was ascertained, that the nearest boundaries of the two patents, that of

    Satanstoe

  • Some things about the way the British behave never change, or at least they recur with such centennial regularity that you wonder if they are not a deeply ingrained part of our culture: throwing up in the street and bullying neighbours is as much a part of the British character as the love of animals, our generosity and humour.

    We can't just leave it to the police – we must all tackle antisocial behaviour

  • I like to think that the day this was considered an unacceptable mark of poverty in one's neighbours is passed.

    Breeze Dryer Indoor Clothing Racks Provide Cheap Efficient Clothes Drying

  • One way to determine if you have good neighbours is to get your car stuck in the snow outside your house and see who comes to help.

    Origins Friday

  • Bully boy dumps stuff in neighbours garden then looks good in front of his son by soaking an old man.

    An Ex Traffic Biker Writes: « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • With a Hollywood hunk as a boyfriend and A-List stars that she calls her neighbours I don't think we'll be seeing Cat return to the UK for a while …

    Allie Is Wired!

  • This caste of mind, which requires us to trust the government without question while being endlessly suspicious of our neighbours, is precisely what typifies a totalitarian state.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • This caste of mind, which requires us to trust the government without question while being endlessly suspicious of our neighbours, is precisely what typifies a totalitarian state.

    Stealing our souls

  • The security officer, said neighbours, is short-tempered, foul-mouthed and arrogant.

    Upper caste hindu chops of lower caste milkman's head for late arrival

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