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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
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
From wordnet.princeton.edu