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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects adj. - Very close in space or time.

Usage examples (36)
  • News of his proximate arrival
  • proximate words
  • The children in proximate zoned schools, she insists, “are the same kids we have.”
  • What you describe as proximate causes is what I prefer to call predictable, verifiable observations. for more
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