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Synonyms for proximate
ˈprɒk sə mɪtprox·i·mate

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  1. proximateadjective


Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. proximateadjective

    next, nearest, immediate, close, not remote

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "proximate":

    immediate, proximal

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  1. 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.

  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.

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