Meaning of NEIGHBORING in English
neigh ‧ bour ‧ ing BrE AmE British English , neighboring American English /ˈneɪb ə rɪŋ/ adjective [only before noun]
near the place where you are or the place you are talking about SYN nearby ⇨ bordering :
The fair attracted hundreds of people from the neighbouring towns and villages.
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▪ near only a short distance from something or someone:
I live near Salzburg in Austria.
If we moved to Dallas, we’d be near my parents.
▪ close very near something or someone, or almost touching them:
The hotel is close to the beach.
Nancy came and sat close beside me on the bed.
▪ not far (away) not a long distance away – used when saying that a place is near enough to be easy to get to:
The station’s not far away from here.
▪ nearby near here or near a particular place:
Is there a post office nearby?
A group of reporters were waiting nearby.
▪ within walking distance (of something) easy to walk to from somewhere, or near enough to something for you to walk there:
There’s a good school within walking distance.
The house is within walking distance of shopping facilities.
▪ be convenient for something British English , be convenient to something American English to be near a place that people want to get to, so that the place is easy to reach:
The area is very convenient for Gatwick airport.
I want a hotel that’s convenient for the city centre.
▪ locally in or near the area where you are or the area you are talking about:
I prefer to buy fruit and vegetables that are grown locally.
▪ around here ( also round here British English ) spoken in the general area near here:
Parking is impossible around here.
Is there a garage round here?
▪ in the neighbourhood British English , in the neighborhood American English living or existing in the area where you are or the area you are talking about:
We grew up knowing all the other kids in the neighbourhood.
There’s very little crime in the neighborhood.
▪ in the vicinity formal in the area around and near a particular place – used especially in news reports:
A white van was seen in the vicinity at the time the murder took place.
▪ neighbouring British English , neighboring American English used about towns, countries etc that are very near a particular place:
discussions between Egypt and neighbouring states
The rioting quickly spread to neighbouring areas.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012