Definition

Proximity

Proximity in attraction research, the closeness between two individuals’ residences, classroom seats, work areas, and so on; the closer the physical distance, the greater the probability of the individuals coming into regular contact.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Proximity
- The quality or state of being next in time, place, causation, influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood, or alliance.
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