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vicinity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of vicinity

  1. 1 an adjoining region or space there are no hotels in the vicinity of the hospital Synonyms backyard, neighborhood, purlieus, vicinage, environsRelated Words environment, surround, surroundings

  2. 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 Synonyms adjacency, closeness, contiguity, immediacy, nearness, propinquity, proximityRelated Words abutment, juxtapositionAntonyms distance, remoteness

  3. 3 an approximate amount, extent, or degree starting salaries in that field are in the vicinity of $50,000 a year Synonyms matter, tune, neighborhoodRelated Words ballpark; nearness, proximity

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