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Nearby vs. Vicinity

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Nearbyadjective

adjacent, near, close-by

‘He stopped at a nearby store for some groceries.’;

Vicinitynoun

proximity; the state of being near.

‘There was a crackling sound in the vicinity of my right ear.’;

Nearbyadverb

next to, close to

‘I'm glad my friends live nearby where I can visit them.’;

Vicinitynoun

neighbourhood; nearby region; surrounding area.

‘There is a hurricane in the vicinity of the Bahamas.’;

Nearbyadjective

situated near; as, the nearby towns. Opposite of far away.

Vicinitynoun

approximate size or amount.

‘I weigh in the vicinity of 80kg.’;

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Nearbyadjective

close at hand;

‘the nearby towns’; ‘concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus’;

Vicinitynoun

The quality or state of being near, or not remote; nearness; propinquity; proximity; as, the value of the estate was increased by the vicinity of two country seats.

‘A vicinity of disposition and relative tempers.’;

Nearbyadverb

not far away in relative terms;

‘she works nearby’; ‘the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars’;

Vicinitynoun

That which is near, or not remote; that which is adjacent to anything; adjoining space or country; neighborhood.

Nearby

Nearby (previously named WNM Live / Who's Near Me) is a location-based social networking service. Nearby was originally launched in June 2010.

Vicinitynoun

a surrounding or nearby region;

‘the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville’; ‘it is a rugged locality’; ‘he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood’; ‘I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods’;

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Vicinitynoun

the area near or surrounding a particular place

‘the number of people living in the immediate vicinity was small’;

Vicinitynoun

proximity in space or relationship

‘the abundance and vicinity of country seats’;

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