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Etymology edit

proxim(ate) +‎ -ity, from Middle French proximité, from Latin proximitās, proximitāt-, from proximus.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɹɒkˈsɪm.ɪ.ti/
  • (US, Canada) IPA(key): /pɹɑkˈsɪm.ɪ.ti/, [pɹɑkˈsɪm.ɪ.ɾi]
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  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /pɹɔkˈsɪm.ə.ti/, [pɹɔkˈsɪm.ə.ɾi]

Noun edit

proximity (countable and uncountable, plural proximities)

  1. 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.
    You and I live in close proximity.

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