Area and Neighbourhood


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Area noun – A part or portion having no fixed boundaries.
Neighbourhood is a synonym for area (British) in locality topic. In some cases you can use "Neighbourhood" instead the word "Area" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like region.
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Neighbourhood noun – A surrounding or nearby region.
Area is a synonym for neighbourhood in district topic. You can use "Area" instead the word "Neighbourhood" as a noun or an adjective.
Nearby Words: neighbourly, neighbouring, neighbour, neighbourship, neighboured
Synonyms for Neighbourhood

How words are described

special special area special neighbourhood
particular particular area particular neighbourhood
empty empty area empty neighbourhood
small small area small neighbourhood
Other adjectives: entire, dangerous, rural, new, given, larger, different, surrounding, residential.

Both words in one sentence

  • The two-tone whistle or flute used by tofu sellers to indicate to the neighbourhood they are in the area.
  • Artistic License – Animal Care Subverted in Terry Pratchett's The Unadulterated Cat, which describes a vegan couple who claimed their cat thrived on a meat-free diet, while the rest of the neighbourhood knew it thrived on the area's entire rodent population.
  • Bored and unhappy, he sneaks out one day, and in his rush to get away from the bullies in the area, stumbles upon Angie: a beautiful, charismatic woman who lives in a shed out the back of one of the other houses in Seymour's guardian's neighbourhood.
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