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English definition of “closeness”

closeness

noun [U] uk   /ˈkləʊs.nəs/ us    /ˈkloʊs-/

closeness noun [U] (NEAR)

C1 being close in position or timeCloseness in distance and timeAbout to happen

closeness noun [U] (RELATIONSHIP)

C1 the quality of knowing someone very well, liking them a lot, and wanting to spend a lot of time together: A special closeness is supposed to exist between twins.Friendly

closeness noun [U] (LACKING AIR)

the quality of weather or air conditions in which it is difficult to breathe and is uncomfortably warmHot and heatSultriness and humidity
(Definition of closeness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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