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Adjective
That approaches or approach
“An approaching car.”
Verb
Present participle for to come or go near, or nearer to, in place or time
“His faithful pet dog would approach whenever its name was called.”
Verb
Present participle for to draw near a specified destination
“By sunset, the Vikings would approach the village, ready to raid and pillage.”
Verb
Present participle for to come close in quantity or quality
“The world's population will approach ten billion within several decades.”
Verb
Present participle for to make contact with
“You should approach the police department if you have been the victim of a crime.”
Verb
Present participle for to make a request or suggestion
“Let's approach Jayden about joining our chess club.”
Verb
Present participle for to make at attempt at handling a problem or policy
“We must approach this persistent problem with a different strategy if we are to solve it.”
Verb
Present participle for to begin an undertaking
“We will have a meeting later today to discuss how we can best approach this new project.”
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