- proxima centauri,
- proxime accessit,
- proximity fuse
Origin of proximate
Examples from the Web for proximately
Yes, Obama was sort of, proximately, true to his word when he raised taxes on Americans earning $250,000 and up.
The same remark is proximately true of the literary life of the First Empire.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)|John Holland Rose
In the other, they are discordant, and are forced to reach their proximately proper adjustment through antagonism and struggle.
It was proximately Austrian recklessness and indirectly, but just as strongly, German ambition.Before the War|Viscount Richard Burton Haldane
Word Origin for proximate
"neighboring," 1590s (implied in proximately), from Late Latin proximatus, past participle of proximare "to draw near," from proximus "nearest, next" (see proximity).