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American English: /prəˈpɪŋkwədi/
British English: /prəˈpɪŋkwɪti/

Translation of propinquity in Spanish:


  • 1 (nearness) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • He found himself disgusted with their close propinquity.
    • Frequency of successful exchange between taxa will depend on propinquity, metabolic compatibility, adaptations to their abiotic environment, gene expression systems, and gene transfer mechanisms.
    • Due to historical ties and geographic propinquity, until the middle of the 14th century, Galician and Portuguese were in fact the same language, known as ‘Galaico Portugues’.
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