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英国发音:[prəʊ'pɪŋkwəti] [n]

Nearness; being related.
Your propinquity to people in power is your nearness to them; your knowing them quite well. Propinquity is also relationship. The propinquity between the ape and the humans is the closeness between the two and the relationship between the two. A person's propinquity to a king, is his nearness to the king; his close connections with the king.