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Definition of proximity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable] proximity (of somebody/something) (to somebody/something) (formal)
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the state of being near someone or something in distance or time a house in the proximity of (= near) the highway The proximity of the college to a big city makes it very popular. The area has a number of schools in close proximity to each other. the death of two members of her family in close proximity
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