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propinquity

(Kinship), noun affiliation, affinity, alliance, association, bond, close association, common ancestry, connection, consanguinity, family connection, filiation, kindred, link, nearness of blood, nearress of relation, relationship, tie

propinquity

(Proximity), noun adjacency, apposition, closeness, contiguity, juxtaposition, nearness, vicinage

propinquity

(Similarity), noun accord, affinity, affinnty of nature, alikeness, comparison, compatibility, concert, concord, congeniality, correspondence, equivalence, homogeneity, likeness, parallelism, proximity, semblance, similitude, synonymity, unity
See also: blood, connection, corollary, kinship, relation, vicinity

PROPINQUITY. Kindred; parentage. Vide. Affinity; Consanguinity; Next of kin.

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The first mechanism is propinquity (Kadushin, 2011), which suggests that spatial proximity can lead to social proximity.
all Scandinavian nations are very happy) are due more to geographic propinquity or to having a shared history or common institutions.
On natural philosophy, Dennis Des Chene's 'Suarez on Propinquity and the Efficient Cause' is a close study of Disputationes 18 [section] 8, where Suarez examines the 'propinquity condition' of efficient causation, that is, the principle that efficient causality can affect in an immediate manner only spatially proximate patients.
The funeral/wedding propinquity is briefly returned to, though with the direction reversed, in the graveyard scene which mirrors this 'investiture' when Gertrude scatters flowers over Ophelia with the words: 'I thought thy bride-bed to have deck'd, sweet maid, / And not have strew'd thy grave' (H, 332).
The propinquity of Doha Insurance branch to the traffic police station in Souq Waqif is yet another incentive for customers.
Autumn has a propinquity with tapas for it is now that the pigs in many regions of Spain are put into the oak forests where they gorge the acorns, bringing a unique flavour to the meat of the pig, which in time becomes the finest Serrano ham.
Persons in a group interact with each other, not in just the physical propinquity sense but also to solve problems, attain goals, ease coordination, reduce tension and achieve a balance (Homans 1950).
There were thirteen factors, such as propinquity, proximity, repeated exposure, similarity, desirability, reciprocal liking, etc.
These are: to be conceived, to age, to sicken, to die, to be parted from those one loves, to be forced to live in propinquity with those one does not love.
It is the distance in conflict with propinquity to traditional ways that is the enabling condition for Emecheta's and Dai's art.
These results place the role of propinquity within the larger context of social support and highlight the need for more detailed studies of social support within evolutionary anthropology.
Gabeba Baderoon's article, "A Never-Ending Series of Pictures: Representations of Muslim Food in Cape Town" (2004) deals, among other things, with the historical depiction of the "Cape Malay" figure, as well as the propinquity between the "Cape Malay" and food in national (and perhaps international) discourse.