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Word of the Day 11/10/20 Proximity

Proximity (noun)
proximity [ prok-sim-i-tee ]
(previously 06-27-13)

noun
1. nearness in place, time, order, occurrence, or relation.

OTHER WORDS FROM PROXIMITY
non·prox·im·i·ty, noun

WORDS RELATED TO PROXIMITY
closeness, concurrence, propinquity, juxtaposition, togetherness, adjacency, contiguousness, contiguity, immediacy

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Origin: First recorded in1475–85, proximity is from the Latin word proximitās nearness, vicinity. See proximal, -ity

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR PROXIMITY
There’s a not easily quantifiable advantage to putting lots of creative people in close proximity.
OVER A THIRD OF EXECUTIVES STILL HAVE NO TIMELINE FOR REOPENING THEIR OFFICES|ALAN MURRAY|SEPTEMBER 4, 2020|FORTUNE

The president is regularly tested and those in close proximity to him are tested beforehand.
TRUMP AND HIS TOP AIDES HAVE STOPPED WEARING MASKS AFTER A BRIEF EFFORT|RACHEL SCHALLOM|SEPTEMBER 3, 2020|FORTUNE

Media buyers also expressed anxiety about having their ads appear on social media sites in proximity to hot button or questionable content posted by consumers.
TRADITIONAL MEDIA SUFFER AS DIGITAL AD SPEND GROWS IN 2020 FORECAST SHOWS|GREG STERLING|SEPTEMBER 2, 2020|SEARCH ENGINE LAND

With the backlighting on, the keys automatically illuminate based on your finger proximity, offering an aesthetically pleasing and precise experience.
SERIOUS UPGRADES FOR YOUR COMPUTER KEYBOARD|POPSCI COMMERCE TEAM|SEPTEMBER 2, 2020|POPULAR SCIENCE

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