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proximate

 [prok´sĭ-māt]
immediate; nearest.

prox·i·mate

(prok'si-māt),
Immediate; next; proximal.

proximate

/prox·i·mate/ (prok´sĭ-mit) immediate or nearest.

proximate

[prok′simit]
Etymology: L, proximus, nearest
the nearest to a point of origin or attachment.

prox·i·mate

(prok'si-măt)
Immediate; next; proximal.

proximate

immediate; nearest.

proximate analysis
a chemical method of assessing and expressing the nutritional value of a feed. It divides each feed into six categories and states the percentage of each that is present in the feed:
(1) water (or dry matter).
(2) total or crude protein (total nitrogen×6.25).
(3) fat (or ether extract).
(4) ash (minerals).
(5) crude fiber (incompletely digested carbohydrates).
(6) nitrogen-free extract (readily digestible carbohydrate).
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93 (1972), to determine which trade or business a loan is proximately related to, a court must evaluate the taxpayer's dominant motive for making the loan.
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1) Any other provision of the laws of this state to the contrary notwithstanding, a manufacturer or seller of goods, other than toxic substances, shall not be liable under any theory of recovery whatsoever for damages sustained by any person proximately caused by any person other than the manufacturer or seller of such goods.
Upon further analysis, Dura strongly reaffirms the necessity of pleading and proving that the plaintiff sustained an actual economic loss and that such loss was proximately caused by the defendants' misrepresentations.
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