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neighborly

[ney-ber-lee] /ˈneɪ bər li/
adjective
1.
having or showing qualities befitting a neighbor; friendly.
Origin
1515-1525
1515-25; neighbor + -ly
Related forms
neighborliness, noun
unneighborliness, noun
unneighborly, adjective
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Word Origin and History for neighborliness

neighborly

adj.

1550s, from neighbor (n.) + -ly (1). Earlier as an adverb (1520s), while an earlier adjective form was neighborlike (late 15c.). Related: Neighborliness, which ousted earlier neighborship (mid-15c.).

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