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vicinity

noun

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1 an adjoining region or space
  • there are no hotels in the vicinity of the hospital

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2 the state or condition of being near
  • the vicinity of the town's only elementary school was one reason why the young couple bought the house

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3 an approximate amount, extent, or degree
  • starting salaries in that field are in the vicinity of $50,000 a year

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The first known use of vicinity was in 1560

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“Vicinity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vicinity. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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