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neighbor (n.)

"住在另一个人附近的人",中英语 neighebor ,来自古英语 neahgebur (西撒克逊语), nehebur (盎格鲁语)"住在附近的人",来自 neah "附近"(见 nigh )+ gebur "居住者",与 bur "居住"有关,来自原日耳曼语 *(ga)būraz (来自PIE根 *bheue- "存在、存在、生长")。一个常见的日耳曼语复合词(同源词。古撒克逊语 nabur , 中荷兰语 naghebuur , 荷兰语 (na)bur, 古高德语 nahgibur , 中高德语 nachgebur , 德语 Nachbar )。 Good neighbor policy 1937年有证据表明,但 good neighbor ,在提到美国对拉丁美洲的政策时,赫伯特-胡佛在1928年使用了这个词。

neighbor (v.)

"border on or be near to",1580年代,来自 neighbor (n.)。相关链接: Neighbored ; neighboring

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Definitions of neighbor from WordNet
1
neighbor (v.)
live or be located as a neighbor;
the neighboring house
Synonyms: neighbour
neighbor (v.)
be located near or adjacent to;
Pakistan neighbors India
Synonyms: neighbour
2
neighbor (n.)
a person who lives (or is located) near another;
Synonyms: neighbour
neighbor (n.)
a nearby object of the same kind;
what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?
Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas
Synonyms: neighbour
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