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Origin of proximate
OTHER WORDS FROM proximateprox·i·mate·ly, adverbprox·i·mate·ness, nounprox·i·ma·tion [prok-suh-mey-shuhn], /ˌprɒk səˈmeɪ ʃən/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for proximate
The proximate cause of Texas’s grid failure is now well understood.
The sample groups in both studies were small, and in the overwhelming number of cases of coronavirus death, heart failure is not the proximate cause.
At the end of the day, that was the proximate cause of why we decided to withdraw.
The collected water, in turn, was also used to supply the proximate farmland.The Roman Domus (House): Architecture and Reconstruction|Dattatreya Mandal|April 8, 2020|Realm of History
There is a persistent theory shared by historians relating to how the elites of the Egyptian Fatimid army were dressed in a comparable fashion to that of the Eastern Romans and the proximate Mediterranean powers.History of the Crusades: Origins, Politics, and Crusaders|Dattatreya Mandal|March 23, 2020|Realm of History
It brings out the distance and doubt that festered within the proximate intimacy of the Marston family.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This summons all the proximate Beyoncé voters, as we reply in a full-throated roar, “ALLLLLL THE SINGLE LAAAAADIES!”
If anything, the opposite is true: one has to love power desperately to accept a job merely to be proximate to it.Farewell to Manmohan Singh, India’s Puppet Prime Minister|Kapil Komireddi|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it will not stop the mentally ill from reaping carnage because the proximate cause of their carnage is disease, not hardware.We Stop The Next Aurora Not With Gun Control, But With Better Mental Health Treatment|David R. Dow|July 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The rising cost of health insurance is the proximate cause of middle-class income stagnation.
Ultimate causes, of course, will be overlooked; only proximate causes will be noticed.The Old World in the New|Edward Alsworth Ross
This need not be the ultimate mover, but a proximate one having a particular function.
A relation exists only between things of the same proximate species, as between white and black.
And this consideration begets love, which is the proximate cause of devotion.On Prayer and The Contemplative Life|St. Thomas Aquinas
That proximate circles or larger groups are connected by the intervention of lesser groups, which he denominates osculant.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby