- Nearness in space, time, or relationship: do not operate microphones in close proximity to television setsMore example sentences
- Miss Bridges dismissed speculation that the close proximity of the rides had helped the fire to spread.
- The nature of Oxford's collegiate system requires us to live together in very close proximity.
- The close proximity of the road to our houses will also affect the foundations, he said.
late 15th century: from French proximité, from Latin proximitas, from proximus 'nearest'.