NIMBY

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NIMBY /ˈnɪmbi/ adjective
NIMBY
/ˈnɪmbi/
adjective
Learner's definition of NIMBY
always used before a noun
used to describe the attitude and actions of people who try to prevent something (such as a prison or a shelter for homeless people) from being built near the place where they live
NIMBY comes from the phrase “not in my back yard.”