from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study of the cultural, behavioral, and sociological aspects of spatial distances between individuals.
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- n. The study of the effects of the physical distance between people in different cultures and societies
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- n. the study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations
prox(imity) + -emics (as in phonemics).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)