proximate[ prok-suh-mit ]SEE DEFINITION OF proximate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROXIMATE
We have now to consider the genesis and proximate destiny of the Falls of Niagara.
In conclusion, we may say a word regarding the proximate future of Niagara.
It is not, and cannot be, split into a proximate and a remote object.
The obvious and proximate cause of his death was affliction.
The causes of insanity may be divided into (a) general, and (b) proximate.
Nevertheless, in an indirect way we may be able to get a proximate idea of their numbers.
It is difficult to determine even the proximate date of these glasses.
The rarity of gaol deliveries was a proximate cause of this.
The proximate causes of the Onin conflict are to be sought in personal ambition.
It has its predisposition and its direct and proximate causes.