From Vulgar Latin propeanus, from Latin prope ‎(near).



prochain m (feminine singular prochaine, masculine plural prochains, feminine plural prochaines)

  1. upcoming
  2. nearby
  3. next

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prochain m ‎(plural prochains)

  1. fellow man
    • Exode, 20:16:
      Tu ne porteras point de faux témoignage contre ton prochain.
      Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
    • Exode, 20:17:
      Tu ne convoiteras point la maison de ton prochain ; tu ne convoiteras point la femme de ton prochain, ni son serviteur, ni sa servante, ni son bœuf, ni son âne, ni aucune chose qui appartienne à ton prochain.
      You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.

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