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neigh·bor / ˈnābər/ (Brit. neigh·bour) • n. a person living near or next door to the speaker or person referred to: our garden was the envy of the neighbors. ∎  a person or place in relation to others near or next to it: I chatted with my neighbor on the flight to New York | matching our investment levels with those of our North American neighbors. ∎  any person in need of one's help or kindness (after biblical use): love thy neighbor as thyself. • v. [tr.] (of a place or thing) be situated next to or very near (another): the square neighbors the old quarter of the town | [as adj.] (neighboring) a couple at a neighboring table. DERIVATIVES: neigh·bor·less adj.

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neighbour OE. nēahg̣ebūr, nēahhebūr, f. nēah NIGH + g̣ebūr peasant, freeholder (f. Gmc. *bū- dwell; cf. BOOR); corr. to MDu. nagebuer, OHG. nāhgibūr; cf. OS. nābūr, MLG., MDu. nabur, MHG. nāchbūr (G. nachbar), ON. nábúi.
Hence neighbourhood XV.

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neighbour what a neighbour gets is not lost proverbial saying, mid 16th century, meaning that one is likely to benefit from the gain of a neighbour or friend.

See also good fences make good neighbours, the rotten apple injures its neighbour.

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neighborabba, blabber, dabber, grabber, jabber, stabber, yabber •Alba, Galbaamber, camber, caramba, clamber, Cochabamba, gamba, mamba, Maramba, samba, timbre •Annaba, arbor, arbour, barber, Barbour, harbour (US harbor), indaba, Kaaba, Lualaba, Pearl Harbor, Saba, Sabah, Shaba •sambar, sambhar •rebbe, Weber •Elba •Bemba, December, ember, member, November, Pemba, September •belabour (US belabor), caber, labour (US labor), neighbour (US neighbor), sabre (US saber), tabor •chamber • bedchamber •antechamber •amoeba (US ameba), Bathsheba, Bourguiba, Geber, Sheba, zariba •cribber, dibber, fibber, gibber, jibba, jibber, libber, ribber •Wilbur •limber, marimba, timber •winebibber •calibre (US caliber), Excalibur •briber, fibre (US fiber), scriber, subscriber, Tiber, transcriber •clobber, cobber, jobber, mobber, robber, slobber •ombre, sombre (US somber) •carnauba, catawba, dauber, Micawber •jojoba, Manitoba, October, sober •Aruba, Cuba, Nuba, scuba, tuba, tuber •Drouzhba • Toowoomba • Yoruba •Hecuba

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neighbourabba, blabber, dabber, grabber, jabber, stabber, yabber •Alba, Galbaamber, camber, caramba, clamber, Cochabamba, gamba, mamba, Maramba, samba, timbre •Annaba, arbor, arbour, barber, Barbour, harbour (US harbor), indaba, Kaaba, Lualaba, Pearl Harbor, Saba, Sabah, Shaba •sambar, sambhar •rebbe, Weber •Elba •Bemba, December, ember, member, November, Pemba, September •belabour (US belabor), caber, labour (US labor), neighbour (US neighbor), sabre (US saber), tabor •chamber • bedchamber •antechamber •amoeba (US ameba), Bathsheba, Bourguiba, Geber, Sheba, zariba •cribber, dibber, fibber, gibber, jibba, jibber, libber, ribber •Wilbur •limber, marimba, timber •winebibber •calibre (US caliber), Excalibur •briber, fibre (US fiber), scriber, subscriber, Tiber, transcriber •clobber, cobber, jobber, mobber, robber, slobber •ombre, sombre (US somber) •carnauba, catawba, dauber, Micawber •jojoba, Manitoba, October, sober •Aruba, Cuba, Nuba, scuba, tuba, tuber •Drouzhba • Toowoomba • Yoruba •Hecuba

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