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Next to or very near another place; adjacent:‘neighbouring countries’‘the neighbouring village’
- ‘An ethnic group within the state then demands to be united with its kith and kin in a neighboring state.’
- ‘His family had forced him to get engaged to a girl in the neighboring village, whom they had singled out.’
- ‘To successfully collect seeds and grow seedlings you must locate fruiting females with several neighboring males.’
- ‘Spraying water on surrounding areas to prevent the flames from jumping the perimeters of the plant saved the neighboring buildings.’
- ‘Like amoebas, the hotel chains expand until they collide and fight with neighboring rivals.’
- ‘The Belgian haven has helped pressure neighboring countries into rolling back their taxes.’
- ‘Flocks were never observed crossing into neighboring woodlots.’
- ‘One town will try to outdo their neighboring town in order to steal away their sales taxes.’
- ‘Imagine what would happen if those small villages of 20 to 50 households are allowed to federate, or join with neighboring villages.’
- ‘With this technique, the rate at which a site experiences change can be modified by substitutions at neighboring sites.’
- ‘The author witnessed several tragedies, including one small-scale massacre by a neighboring population.’
- ‘The mean annual survival rates of female turkeys in Connecticut were similar to rates reported in neighboring states.’
- ‘Yet he does not make any effort to make people in neighboring countries understand his actions.’
- ‘In Austria and neighboring regions, glassmaking enjoyed royal patronage and the Venetian style was introduced with royal support.’
- ‘The neighboring elevator was down by the lobby, unmoving.’
- ‘He was the first to introduce water and sewage for a city of that size and provided electricity to neighboring farms.’
- ‘Rangoon currently bans the import of 15 product items from neighboring countries.’
- ‘My research takes place in my own study or in the libraries of neighboring research institutions.’
- ‘During this time, the distances between neighboring islands were probably reduced to 30-90 km.’
- ‘Prune as needed to keep the exuberant foliage from casting unwanted shade on neighboring plants.’
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