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-hood

 
part of speech: suffix
definition 1: a suffix that means "state" or "condition."
Childhood is the time of life when you are a child.The likelihood of rain means that it is likely there will be rainy weather conditions.
definition 2: a suffix that means "a group of people."
A neighborhood is a group of people who are neighbors.