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next-door

[adv. neks-dawr, -dohr, nekst-; adj. neks-dawr, -dohr, nekst-] /adv. ˈnɛksˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr, ˈnɛkst-; adj. ˈnɛksˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, ˈnɛkst-/
adverb
1.
Also, next door. to, at, or in the next house on the street, especially if it is very close by, or the adjacent apartment, office, room, or the like:
Go next-door and get your sister. Your sister is next-door. Her brother lives next-door.
adjective
2.
being situated or living next-door:
next-door neighbors.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85
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British Dictionary definitions for next door

next door

adjective, adverb (next-door when prenominal)
1.
at, in, or to the adjacent house, flat, building, etc we live next door to the dentist, the next-door house
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