vicinity
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /vəˈsɪnəti/

Noun

vicinity (plural vicinities)

  1. proximity; the state of being near.
    There was a crackling sound in the vicinity of my right ear.
  2. neighbourhood; nearby region; surrounding area.
    There is a hurricane in the vicinity of the Bahamas.
    • 2017 August 25, "Arrest threat as Yingluck Shinawatra misses verdict ↗", in aljazeera.com, Al Jazeera:
      Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler, reporting from Bangkok, said hundreds of Yingluck's supporters gathered outside the Bangkok Supreme Court to await the verdict but were not allowed in the vicinity.
  3. approximate size or amount.
    I weigh in the vicinity of 80kg.
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