adjacency

noun ad·ja·cen·cy \ ə-ˈjā-sᵊn(t)-sē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of adjacency

plural adjacencies
1 : something that is adjacent
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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Origin and Etymology of adjacency

borrowed from Medieval Latin adjacentia, going back to Late Latin, "adherence," noun derivative of Latin adjacent-, adjacens adjacent

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