adjacency

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noun ad·ja·cen·cy \ə-ˈjā-sən(t)-sē\

Definition of adjacency

plural

adjacencies

  1. 1 :  something that is adjacent

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being adjacent :  contiguity

Examples of adjacency in a Sentence

  1. environmentalists are concerned about the proposed shopping plaza's adjacency to the river

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First Known Use of adjacency

1640


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