Picture for ProximityMnemonic Aid to Learn Proximity:

PROXIMITY can be related to the word Proxy. Now this word is more in use as compared to proximity and we have an idea about the meaning of the word. Its basic meaning is the authority that we give to somebody to do something for us. Now we can relate it to proximity in the sense that we only give this sort of authority to people who are close to us, near to us. That would lead us to the meaning of proximity as something related to ‘near’.

Meaning of Proximity:

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

Pronunciation: prok-sim-i-tee

Sentence Examples for Proximity:

1. The proximity of the college to Chandigarh makes it a popular choice amongst students.
2. The area has a number of shops in close proximity to each other.