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- proximity:  Latin proximus meant ‘nearest, next’ (it was the superlative form of an unrecorded *proqe ‘near’, a variant of prope, from which English gets approach and propinquity ). From it were formed the verb proximāre ‘come near’, ultimate source of English approximate , and the noun proximitās ‘nearness’, from which English gets proximity.
- proximity (n.)
- late 15c., from Middle French proximité "nearness" (14c.), from Latin proximitatem (nominative proximitas) "nearness, vicinity," from proximus "nearest, next; most direct; adjoining," figuratively "latest, most recent; next, following; most faithful," superlative of prope "near" (see propinquity).
- 1. What drew him to the area was its proximity to central London.
- 2. Part of the attraction is Darwin's proximity to Asia.
- 3. Families are no longer in close proximity to each other.
- 4. He became aware of the proximity of the Afghans.
- 5. Marriages in proximity of blood are forbidden by the law.
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