Nearness in space, time, or relationship: do not operate microphones in close proximity to television sets
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- 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.
closeness, nearness, presence, juxtaposition, propinquity, adjacency;
rare contiguity, vicinity, vicinage
Late 15th century: from French proximité, from Latin proximitas, from proximus 'nearest'.
Words that rhyme with proximityanonymity, dimity, equanimity, magnanimity, pseudonymity, pusillanimity, unanimity
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