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nearness Syllabification: near·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈnirnəs/

Definition of nearness in English:


The condition of being near; proximity: the park’s nearness to Washington, DC
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  • Outsiders envy our nearness to the lake and the life's-a-holiday vibe, even as they see it as a distant outpost, some eastern outpost of the moon.
  • Residents claim the location is unsuitable because of its isolation, its nearness to the Leeds-Liverpool canal and a lack of public transport.
  • But like many town centres, it has suffered because of its nearness to thriving Manchester city centre and the Trafford Centre.
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