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proximate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of proximate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… um we have to be proximate and if we are …”

meanings of proximate


  1. Immediately preceding or following in a chain of causation.
  2. Close or closest; adjacent.
  3. About to take place; impending.


  1. A grammatical marker in the Algonquian (and some other) languages for a principal third person.

proximate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word proximate occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics proximate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that proximate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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