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Synonyms for proximate
ˈprɒk sə mɪtprox·i·mate

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  1. proximateadjective


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  1. proximateadjective

    closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects

    "news of his proximate arrival"; "interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals"

    final, last-ditch, ultimate, supreme, last, net, crowning(a), distant, eventual(a)

  2. proximateadjective

    very close in space or time

    "proximate words"; "proximate houses"

    final, supreme, net, crowning(a), distant, last-ditch, eventual(a), last, ultimate

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proximateadjective

    next, nearest, immediate, close, not remote

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "proximate":

    immediate, proximal

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  1. George Magnus:

    Local governments are running short of money, or in some cases, out of money, funding zero-Covid was the most proximate cause for the crunch, but local finances are deteriorating for other reasons too, notably the rising burden of expenses associated with age-related spending.

  2. James Anderson:

    They periodically ratchet up the pressure to pressure Taiwan, to pressure the United States and to probe weaknesses, to test our resolve, and probably the proximate cause of the most recent escalation and probing has to do with our sloppy and unfortunate disaster with respect to the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

  3. John Meier:

    We've assigned an investigating officer to look into that and to really to look into the proximate cause. Was there an immediate trigger ? Was there a linkage between those events ? I expect that to report out this week, and I won't presuppose the outcome of that report.

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