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proximity

noun [U] uk   /prɒkˈsɪm.ɪ.ti/ us    /prɑːkˈsɪm.ə.t̬i/ formal
C2 the state of being near in space or time: The best thing about the location of the house is its proximity to the town centre.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
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