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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
Example sentences from the Web for proximate
Yes, Obama was sort of, proximately, true to his word when he raised taxes on Americans earning $250,000 and up.
The motion at any subsequent instant is proximately caused by the motion which took place at the instant preceding.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
Proximately to complete our investigations—already far advanced—into the origin of the Universe.The Crack of Doom|Robert Cromie
And is not this change proximately ascribable to this habitual self-dependence?
In none of these cases can we be even proximately certain of the length of the animal.Delineations of the Ox Tribe|George Vasey
It may be illustrated, however, in various ways, so as to obtain a conclusion proximately accurate.