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vi·cin·i·ty

 (vĭ-sĭn′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. vi·cin·i·ties
1. The state of being near in space or relationship; proximity: two restaurants in close vicinity.
2. A nearby, surrounding, or adjoining region; a neighborhood.
3. An approximate degree or amount: houses priced in the vicinity of $200,000.

[Latin vīcīnitās, from vīcīnus, neighboring, from vīcus, neighborhood; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

vicinity

(vɪˈsɪnɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. a surrounding, adjacent, or nearby area; neighbourhood
2. the fact or condition of being close in space or relationship
[C16: from Latin vīcīnitās, from vīcīnus neighbouring, from vīcus village]

vi•cin•i•ty

(vɪˈsɪn ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the area or region near or about a place; neighborhood.
2. the state or fact of being near; proximity; propinquity.
Idioms:
in the vicinity of, in the neighborhood of; approximately.
[1550–60; < Latin vīcīnitās=vīcīn(us) near (vīc(us) wick2, neighborhood + -īnus -ine1) + -itās -ity]
vicinal, vicinity - Vicinal, from Latin vicus, "group of houses," means "of or pertaining to a neighborhood"—hence, vicinity.
See also related terms for houses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vicinity - a surrounding or nearby regionvicinity - 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"
gold coast - a rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area; "Chicago's gold coast is along Lake Michigan"
'hood - (slang) a neighborhood
place - a general vicinity; "He comes from a place near Chicago"
proximity - the region close around a person or thing
scenery - the appearance of a place
section - a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people; "no section of the nation is more ardent than the South"; "there are three synagogues in the Jewish section"

vicinity

noun neighbourhood, area, district, precincts, locality, environs, neck of the woods (informal), purlieus Police say the killer may still be in this vicinity.
in the vicinity of about, around, nearly, near, approaching, close to, roughly, something like, just about, just over, more or less, just under, close on, in the region of, getting on for (Brit. informal), in the neighbourhood of I'm going to save somewhere in the vicinity of $100 million .

vicinity

noun
1. A surrounding area:
2. A surrounding site:
3. Approximate size or amount:
Informal: neighborhood.
Translations
جِوَارجِوار، منطِقَه مُجاوِرَه
okolí
nærhedomegnnabolag
kokoluokkaläheisyyslähiseutulähistösuuruusluokka
blizina
nágrenni
近所概算近似量近傍
근처
artuma
apkaimeapkārtne
närhet
บริเวณใกล้เคียง
vùng lân cận

vicinity

[vɪˈsɪnɪtɪ] N
1. (= neighbourhood) → cercanías fpl, alrededores mpl, inmediaciones fpl
there has been heavy fighting in the vicinity of Tel Avivha habido fuertes enfrentamientos en las cercanías or en los alrededores or en las inmediaciones de Tel Aviv
houses in the immediate vicinity of the blast were damagedlas viviendas más cercanas a la explosión sufrieron daños
and other towns in the vicinityy otras ciudades de las inmediaciones or de la zona or cercanas
he denied being anywhere in the vicinitynegó encontrarse cerca del lugar
in the vicinity of 20alrededor de 20, unos 20
2. (= nearness) → proximidad f (to a)

vicinity

[vɪˈsɪnəti] nalentours mpl
in the vicinity → aux alentours
in the vicinity of sth → aux alentours de qch

vicinity

n
Umgebung f; in the vicinityin der Nähe (→ of von, gen); in the immediate vicinityin unmittelbarer Umgebung; in the vicinity of £500um die £ 500 (herum)
(= closeness)Nähe f

vicinity

[vɪˈsɪnɪtɪ] nvicinanze fpl

vicinity

(viˈsinəti) noun
a neighbourhood or local area. Are there any cinemas in the/this vicinity?

vicinity

جِوَار okolí nærhed Umgebung εγγύτητα periferia, vecindad lähistö voisinage blizina vicinato 近所 근처 nabijheid nærhet sąsiedztwo vizinhança близость närhet บริเวณใกล้เคียง çevre vùng lân cận 附近

vicinity

n. proximidad, vecindad; barrio.
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