next-door neighbor

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next-door neighbor

A person who lives or works in the accommodation immediately adjacent to one. My next-door neighbor offered to look after my pets while I'm away. We have new next-door neighbors in our office building. I think they said they're doing financial consulting work for small businesses.
See also: neighbor

one's next-door neighbor

the person living in the house or apartment closest to one's own. My next-door neighbor came over to borrow a shovel. I will be visiting our next-door neighbor if you need me.
See also: neighbor
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Ask Doug Betts, senior v.p., Total Customer Satisfaction, Nissan North America, about quality measures and he'll say: "The most powerful quality measure you can have is for a customer to tell his next-door neighbor how much he likes his vehicle." Betts also believes speed is of the essence in rectifying problems that can lead to customer dissatisfaction.
A more recent work, Someone to Share My Life With, 2002, titled after a track on a Television Personalities album, evolved as Sawyer observed over a period of months his next-door neighbor's nightly ritual of leaving his shoes outside his apartment door.
His mother is given to fits, his father is a philanderer, his older sister is a distant satellite, his next-door neighbor shoots herself to death in the garage and her husband may be in the Mafia.