The couple stood in close proximity so that they could both read the map.
An example of proximity is standing next to someone.
Origin of proximityMiddle French proximité from Classical Latin proximitas from proximus: see proximate
Origin of proximityMiddle English from Old French proximite from Latin proximitās from proximus nearest ; see proximate .
From Middle French proximitÃ©, from Latin proximitÄs, proximitÄt-, from proximus.