neighborhood

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "neighbourhood."
neighborhood(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. el barrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There are some great restaurants in that neighborhood.Hay unos restaurantes excelentes en ese barrio.
b. el vecindario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Neighbors must communicate in order to have a safe neighborhood.Los vecinos deben comunicarse para tener un vecindario seguro.
c. la vecindad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Some of the downtown neighborhoods are unsafe.Algunas de las vecindades del centro son inseguras.
d. la colonia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The best hotels are in the Hidalgo neighborhood.Los mejores hoteles están en la colonia Hidalgo.
2. (inhabitants)
a. el vecindario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The neighborhood came together for a huge Christmas party.El vecindario se reunió para una gran fiesta de Navidad.
3. (vicinity)
a. las cercanías
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There are people selling national team T-shirts in the stadium neighborhood.Hay gente vendiendo camisetas de la selección nacional en las cercanías del estadio.
b. los alrededores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Security was enhanced in the embassy neighborhood in anticipation of the foreign leader's visit.En los alrededores de la embajada se reforzó la seguridad en previsión de la visita del mandatario extranjero.
4. (approximation)
a. alrededor
Glenn got in the neighborhood of 70% of the vote.Glenn obtuvo alrededor del 70% de los votos.
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neighborhood
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (district)
a. el barrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (people)
a. el vecindario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
neighborhood watchvigilancia vecinal
3. (vicinity)
a. la cercanías
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to live in the (immediate) neighborhood of…vivir en las cercanías de…
a figure in the neighborhood of £2,000una cantidad que ronda las 2.000 libras
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neighbourhood
neighborhood (US)
[ˈneɪbəhʊd]
noun
1 (area) barrio (m); vecindario (m)
not a very nice neighbourhood un barrio poco atractivo; somewhere in the neighbourhood por allí
2 (surrounding area) alrededores (m); cercanías (f)
anyone in the neighbourhood of the crime cualquier persona que estuviera en las cercanías del lugar del crimen; in the neighbourhood of £80 alrededor de (las) 80 libras
3 (people) vecindario (m); vecinos (m)
the whole neighbourhood is against the idea
modifier
[+supermarket, chemist] de(l) barrio; [+policeman] de barrio
neighbourhood watch scheme (n) grupo (m) de vigilancia de los (propios) vecinos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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