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Meaning of PROXIMITY

Pronunciation:  prâk'simitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the property of being close together
  2. [n]  the region close around a person or thing
 

PROXIMITY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: propinquity
 
 See Also: closeness, front, locality, nearness, neighborhood, neighbourhood, presence, vicinity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prox*im"i*ty\, n. [L. proximitas: cf. F. proximit['e]
See {Proximate}, and cf. {Propinquity}, {Approach}.]
The quality or state of being next in time, place, causation,
influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood,
or alliance.

      If he plead proximity of blood That empty title is with
      ease withstood.                          --Dryden.

 

 

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