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vicinitynoun [U]

 us   /vɪˈsɪn·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​areaimmediatelysurrounding something: There are many ​stores in the vicinity where she can ​shop. An ​area of ​lowpressure off the ​southeastcoast will ​keep some ​rainshowers in the vicinity of the ​coastline.
(Definition of vicinity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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vicinitynoun [S]

uk   /vɪˈsɪn.ɪ.ti/  us   /vəˈsɪn.ə.t̬i/
C2 the ​area around a ​place or where the ​speaker is : There are several ​hotels in the immediate vicinity of the ​station. We could ​see that there were several ​open Wi-Fi ​networks in the vicinity. Anyone who ​happened to be in the vicinity could have been ​injured or ​killed.
(Definition of vicinity from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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