approach

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1 approach ˈproʊtʃ/ verb
approaches; approached; approaching
1 approach
ˈproʊtʃ/
verb
approaches; approached; approaching
Learner's definition of APPROACH
: to move or become near or nearer to something or someone
[+ object]
[no object]
: to move or become near or nearer in time to something
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object]
: to get close to (an amount or level)
: to be almost the same as (something or someone)
[+ object] : to start talking to (someone) for some purpose (such as to ask a question or make a request)
often used as (be) approached
[+ object] : to begin to deal with or think about (something)
2 approach ˈproʊtʃ/ noun
plural approaches
2 approach
ˈproʊtʃ/
noun
plural approaches
Learner's definition of APPROACH
[count] : a way of dealing with something : a way of doing or thinking about something
often + to
[singular] : the act of moving or becoming near or nearer to someone or something : the act of approaching : an act or occurrence in which something comes nearer
[count] : the act of speaking to someone for some purpose (such as to ask a question or make a request) often plural
[count] : a road or path that leads to a place
[singular] : something that is similar to another thing
[count] : the final part of a flight just before landing
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