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prɒkˈsɪm ɪ tiprox·im·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proximity, propinquity(noun)

    the property of being close together

  2. proximity(noun)

    the region close around a person or thing

  3. proximity, law of proximity(noun)

    a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit

Wiktionary

  1. proximity(Noun)

    closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship.

    The proximity of the heat source allowed it to be detected by the sensor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proximity(noun)

    the quality or state of being next in time, place, causation, influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood, or alliance

    Etymology: [L. proximitas: cf. F. proximit See Proximate, and cf. Propinquity, Approach.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proximity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proximity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of proximity in a Sentence

  1. Lara Jacinto:

    For most people who live along the northern border of Portugal, crossing the boundary line is now commonplace, there is a strong cultural proximity, a single universe divided by a border.

  2. Gary Bettman:

    If there's one positive test — again, this will be under the strict guidance of the medical people — that person will be isolated, and we'll be monitoring anybody, through contact tracing, that was in close proximity. Obviously, for any sport, if you have a major outbreak, it's going to change everything, but we're being told that an isolated case or a couple of isolated cases shouldn't interfere with the plans, and we should be able to move forward.

  3. Larry Hogan:

    There's no questions that when you put hundreds or thousands of people together in close proximity when we've got this virus all over the streets is not healthy, two weeks from now across America we're going to find out whether or not this gives us a spike and drives the numbers back up.

  4. Sandy Fielden:

    Because of their proximity and ease of access to this market, Gulf producers have a natural advantage selling new output to Gulf Coast refiners.

  5. Claire Panosian:

    When you have a lot people in a closed environment, whether it's a nursing home or an institution like a school or a cruise ship, it's more like an incubator because people are in closer proximity and viruses can end up in the air and on surfaces that people touch.

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