proximity

[ prok-sim-i-tee ]
/ prɒkˈsɪm ɪ ti /

noun

nearness in place, time, order, occurrence, or relation.

Origin of proximity

First recorded in 1475–85, proximity is from the Latin word proximitās nearness, vicinity. See proximal, -ity

Related forms

non·prox·im·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for proximities'

proximity

/ (prɒkˈsɪmɪtɪ) /

noun

nearness in space or time
nearness or closeness in a series

Word Origin for proximity

C15: from Latin proximitās closeness; see proximate
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