Definition of 'proximity'
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Although there are no facilities on site, all are within close proximity of the park. The Sun (2017)Although there are no facilities on site, all are within close proximity of the park. The Sun (2017)The same applies to colleagues who work in close proximity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then there is the sheer physical proximity that the work entails. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But closeness is not just about physical proximity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Much comedy is wrung from the fact that two men in tights are forced into close proximity with each other. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Previous research has linked proximity to green spaces with physical activity, physical fitness and reduced obesity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is not possible for two groups of people who are thrown into such close proximity to be constantly formal with each other. The Prisons We Deserve (1994) Physical proximity would certainly help, though. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There will always be something special about throwing a controller to a friend and racing each other at close proximity on the same screen. The Sun (2015)The geographical proximity of European countries has permitted fewer channels for terrestrial broadcast services in a single country than elsewhere. Television - policy and culture (1990)They are likely to be drawn to the same kind of partner and are often suddenly thrown into close proximity by family ties and get-togethers. The Sun (2014)Silk chairs in close proximity... Open fire. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Given the teams' close proximity, they played each other frequently. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You would think, given the proximity, that they might have shouted about it a bit more. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Plus its close proximity to Cambodia means holidaymakers are doubling up, doing both countries in one jaunt. The Sun (2013)But they didn't realise that one of the signs was in close proximity to the hospital's psychiatric unit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Obviously, other cities have theatres and restaurants, but not so many in such close proximity that the stage can underwrite the table. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Therefore his sleep cues, when with you, are physical proximity to a parent and the soporific sound of a bedtime story being read. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Multiple images in close proximity confuse rather than enlighten: "She charged into my office like a bull and fired one rocket of criticism after another. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'proximity'
British English: proximity /prɒkˈsɪmɪtɪ/ NOUN
Proximity to a place or person is the fact of being near to them.
The town's proximity to the city means the houses there are quite expensive.
- American English: proximity
- Arabic: قُرْب
- Brazilian Portuguese: proximidade
- Chinese: 接近
- Croatian: blizina
- Czech: blízkost
- Danish: nærhed
- Dutch: nabijheid
- European Spanish: proximidad
- Finnish: läheisyys
- French: proximité
- German: Nähe
- Greek: εγγύτητα
- Italian: prossimità
- Japanese: 近接
- Korean: 근접
- Norwegian: nærhet
- Polish: bliskość
- European Portuguese: proximidade
- Romanian: apropiere
- Russian: близость
- Spanish: proximidad
- Swedish: närhet
- Thai: บริเวณที่ใกล้เคียง
- Turkish: yakınlık
- Ukrainian: близькість
- Vietnamese: sự gần gũi
Definition of proximity from the Collins English Dictionary
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