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proximate

 [prok´sĭ-māt]
immediate; nearest.
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prox·i·mate

(prok'si-māt),
Immediate; next; proximal.
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prox·i·mate

(prok'si-măt)
Immediate; next; proximal.
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Comaroff and Simon Roberts, Rules and Processes: The Cultural Logic of Dispute in an African Context (Chicago: University of Chicago, 1981); Martin Orkin, Local Shakespeares: Proximations and Power (London: Routledge, 2005).
A group of North Koreans viewed Existentialism represented by Camus and Sartre as the proximation of human limitation, loneliness, insecurity, humiliation, fear and a killer of the fighting spirit of the masses.
Eventually he realizes, "that it was not necessary, not at all necessary, that the figure should draw very near indeed, but that a moderate proximation would be more than sufficient" (Watt 227).
Orkin usefully points out that one of the new directions for future research on cultural encounter is not a recursive insistence on difference or deconstruction of binary opposites, but rather the development and deployment of the notion of "proximation" that "unsettles the binaric mode of conceptualization inferred in the term 'the other'" (12-13).
(15) Martin Orkin, Local Shakespeares: Proximations and Power (London: Routledge, 2005), 2.