closeness · noun U /ˈkloʊs.nəs/Full view
Nouns: closeness
Adjectives: close
Adverbs: close, closely
closeness (NEAR)
C1 the state of being close in distance, time, or position
Dictionary example:

We bought the house because of its closeness to my office.

Learner example:

To resize and relocat[e] the coffee bar and the sauna are excellent [ideas] - a larger coffee bar provides us with a better relaxing area and the closeness of the sauna to the swimming pool saves us from walking a long way from the pool when we are all wet and cold. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Chinese)

closeness (RELATIONSHIP)
C1 the quality of knowing someone very well and liking them a lot
Dictionary example:

A special closeness is said to exist between twins.

Learner example:

Fred resented the closeness of the sisters, he wanted Susan for himself. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Dutch)

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