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n. pl. ad·ja·cen·cies
1. The state of being adjacent; contiguity.
2. A thing that is adjacent.


(əˈdʒeɪ sən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. Also, ad•ja′cence. the state of being adjacent; nearness.
2. Usu., adjacencies. things, places, etc., that are adjacent.
[1640–50; < Late Latin]
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Noun1.adjacency - the attribute of being so near as to be touchingadjacency - the attribute of being so near as to be touching
nearness, closeness - the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance; "the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action"


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