proxime

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin proximus. See proximate; compare proximo.

Adjective[edit]

proxime (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) next; immediately preceding or following

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for proxime in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

proxime (comparative plus proxime, superlative le plus proxime)

  1. close, proximate

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

proxime

  1. vocative singular of proximus

References[edit]

  • proxime in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • proxime in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • proxime” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be not far away: prope (propius, proxime) abesse
    • (ambiguous) to be very near the truth: proxime ad verum accedere