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vicinism (s) (noun), vicinisms (pl)
1. A natural cross-pollination between two species or two varieties of nearby plants: Vicinisms take place when the pollen of certain flowers are shared with neighboring flowers.
2. Variations under the influence of neighbors: The vicinism of Jorge and Effie was changed from being suspicious to trusting when their neighbors took care of the couple's house and yard while they were in hospital after the car accident.
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