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vicinity

Synonyms of vicinity in English:

noun

  • 1 many famous writers made their homes in the vicinity
    informalthis neck of the woods
    technicallocus
    rarevicinage
  • 2 the forest's vicinity to the dockyards made it a vital source of timber
    accessibility, handiness
    rarecontiguity, contiguousness, vicinage
  • Phrases

    in the vicinity

    1
    his fortune is in the vicinity of three million pounds
    around, about, nearly, approaching, just about, just over, just under, roughly, something like, more or less;
    British getting on for;
    Latincirca
    North American informalin the ballpark of

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