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proxime accessit

/ ˈprɒksɪmɪ ækˈsɛsɪt /

noun

  1. the person coming next after the winner in a competitive examination or an academic prize giving; runner-up


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Word History and Origins

Origin of proxime accessit1

Latin: he came next

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Example Sentences

Finally, they selected Dartmouth as the most suitable in every respect, and Southampton Water proxime accessit.

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