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proxemics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction prox·e·mics \präk-ˈsē-miks\

Definition of PROXEMICS

:  the study of the nature, degree, and effect of the spatial separation individuals naturally maintain (as in various social and interpersonal situations) and of how this separation relates to environmental and cultural factors
prox·e·mic \-mik\ adjective

Origin of PROXEMICS

proximity + -emics (as in phonemics)
First Known Use: 1963

Rhymes with PROXEMICS

proxemics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction prox·e·mics \präk-ˈsē-miks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROXEMICS

:  the study of the nature, degree, and effect of the spatial separation individuals naturally maintain (as in various social and interpersonal situations) and of how this separation relates to environmental and cultural factors
prox·e·mic \-mik\ adjective

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