December 11, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
proximity /prɑkˈsɪməti/ noun
proximity
/prɑkˈsɪməti/
noun
The ball is in close proximity to the hole.
The ball is in close proximity to the hole.
Learner's definition of PROXIMITY

[noncount]

: the state of being near

  • People are attracted to the area by the proximity [=nearness] of several beaches.

— often + to

  • I like the proximity of the bus stop to my home.

  • The bus stop is located in close proximity to [=near to] my home.

  • family members who live in close proximity (to each other)

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