Word of the Day – Sept. 2 – Proximate

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Adjective: Proximate (PRAHK-shu-mut)


1. Immediately preceding or following: as in a chain of events, causes or effects.

2. Very near: close

3. Soon forthcoming: imminent.

Sample sentence: The proximate cause of the disaster appeared to be human error, but the ultimate fault lay with the company’s lax safety policies.

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