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To come or go near, or nearer to, in place or time
“His faithful pet dog would approach whenever its name was called.”
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To draw near a specified destination
“By sunset, the Vikings would approach the village, ready to raid and pillage.”
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To come close in quantity or quality
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“The world's population will approach ten billion within several decades.”
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To make contact with
“You should approach the police department if you have been the victim of a crime.”
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To make a request or suggestion
“Let's approach Jayden about joining our chess club.”
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To make an attempt at handling a problem or policy
“We must approach this persistent problem with a different strategy if we are to solve it.”
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To begin an undertaking
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“We will have a meeting later today to discuss how we can best approach this new project.”
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To go somewhere, typically with some degree of difficulty
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To be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively
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To travel, usually with some measurable distance
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To be very close to, physically or figuratively
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To come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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To represent or deal with in a particular way, in writing or speaking
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(dated, slang) To obtain money from, usually by borrowing (from a friend)
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To put forward for discussion or consideration
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To greet someone
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(turn to) To use or resort to someone or something
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Get around to
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Make contact
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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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Move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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To influence someone (usually dishonestly) in return for money
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Pursue or approach stealthily
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To make a suggestion, offer or proposal to someone
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Noun
The manner by which an issue or policy is handled
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“Our approach to improving our market share is to improve the quality of our products.”
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An initial proposal or request
“I am hoping for an approach by a venture capitalist seeking to invest in my company.”
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The act of drawing near
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“Jaime Lannister watched in horror at the approach of Daenerys Targaryen's fire-breathing dragons.”
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Access to a place or building
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“They traveled on horseback tentatively toward the approach of the heavily fortified castle.”
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An approximation to something
“His inane ramblings bore little approach to coherency.”
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(aviation) The final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
“An aircraft is on approach to Runway 09L at London's Heathrow Airport.”
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A point of view from which something is seen, presented or approached
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A trip or a set amount of traveling
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A distinctive manner or method of dealing with something
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An attitude or opinion, especially a habitual one
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Expression to attain peace
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The time just before an event
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The process or act of managing, running or governing (something)
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The general mood, character or attitude of something or someone
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An agency or means of doing something
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Approach shot
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(usually used in plural form "attentions") An act of civility or courtesy, especially in courtship
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An edge or border
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An inclined surface or slope
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The tone used during the act of physically putting something into audible words or sounds
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A chance or possibility for progress or profit
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