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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of being close together; A Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit;

Usage examples (35)
  • Finally, arguing from geographical proximity is silly.
  • Mantelish talks of something he calls proximity influence.
  • Still such proximity is saving my family a ton of gas and mileage.
  • There was work, and work in proximity to the land which they settled. for more
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