from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or fact of being near, in any sense; proximity; imminence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being near; -- used in the various senses of the adjective.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being near.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance


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