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Definition of Proximity

Proximity

  1. The quality or state of being next in time, place, causation, influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood, or alliance.

Proximity Quotations

My mum's from Broome, so I'm a saltwater person - Aboriginal people are either freshwater, saltwater or desert mob. So I always feel much more comfortable in close proximity to the beach, even if I'm not necessarily in the water.
Shari Sebbens

The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Dover's cliffs call to mind the Roman invasion; the Battle of Britain; our proximity to, yet difference from, mainland Europe; and international trade and exploration, both fair and exploitative.
Julian Baggini

I grew up on the South Island of New Zealand, in a city chosen and beloved by my parents for its proximity to the mountains - Christchurch is two hours distant from the worn saddle of Arthur's Pass, the mountain village that was and is my father's spiritual touchstone, his chapel and cathedral in the wild.
Eleanor Catton

I wish that only three residents of Tel Aviv could see what conditions on the West Bank are like. Living in such proximity, most Israelis have no idea about the adversity on the West Bank.
Zubin Mehta
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Proximity Translations

proximity in Dutch is nabijheid
proximity in Portuguese is proximidade
proximity in Spanish is cercania
proximity in Swedish is anslutning
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