ADJ. friendly, nice | respectable, select, smart | poor, run-down | immediate, local, surrounding They often got together with other parents in the local neighbourhood. | residential | middle-class, working-class | Asian, black, white, etc. | entire, whole Before long the whole neighbourhood knew about it.
VERB + NEIGHBOURHOOD move into A lot of new families have moved into the neighbourhood.
NEIGHBOURHOOD + NOUN police, policing | school
PREP. around/round the ~ There were various parks around the neighbourhood. | in a/the ~ There was a large school in the neighbourhood. | outside a/the ~ It was a car from outside the immediate neighbourhood.