Neighbourhood and Setting


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Neighbourhood noun – A surrounding or nearby region.
Setting and neighbourhood are semantically related In some cases you can use "Setting" instead a noun "Neighbourhood".
Nearby Words: neighbourly, neighbouring, neighbour, neighbourship, neighboured
Synonyms for Neighbourhood


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Setting noun – The circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded.
Neighbourhood and setting are semantically related in area topic. Sometimes you can use "Neighbourhood" instead a noun "Setting".
Nearby Words: set, settling, setter
Synonyms for Setting

How words are described

old old neighbourhood old setting
particular particular neighbourhood particular setting
popular popular neighbourhood popular setting
entire entire neighbourhood entire setting
Other adjectives: bleak, rural, new, different.

Both words in one sentence

  • Academia is never explicit about its setting, but the buildings are all modeled after University of Toronto and its surrounding neighbourhood.
  • Literature / The Elenium aka: The Tamuli Cimmura's a notable example setting-wise in that it's a polluted mess that's constantly being doused in rain, but it's also home to Ehlana, Sparhawk and a guild of Neighbourhood-Friendly Gangsters.
  • Eduardo Risso's (with scripts by Barreiro) "Parque Chas" turns this into a joke, setting a detectivesque comic writer in the very quiet, middle-class, small and residential neighbourhood of Parque Chas, in Buenos Aires, where a lot of crazy paranormal stuff is going on due to a dimensional gate.
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