Definition of 'approach'
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Example sentences containing 'approach'
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She meets a range of people with different approaches in this engaging series. The Sun (2016)It must be said that the approach has worked so far. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This approach also allows users to benefit from predictable technology budgeting and simpler administration. Computing (2010)Certainly there are some obvious differences in the way they approach the game. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the government will find two problems with this approach if it pursues it. Times, Sunday Times (2016) First approach the agency that reflects the lenders you have used in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It can be approached from two different perspectives. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He has been approached about two jobs from overseas since Rio. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's the Danish lifestyle trend that has turned cosiness and domesticity into something approaching an art form. Times, Sunday Times (2016)People are on the road approaching the river. Christianity Today (2000)Politicians have different approaches to what you should wear to succeed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The collaborative law approach would also bring them privacy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have had potential clients approaching us almost since we have got back off the aeroplane. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The embassy stands on top of a hill with only one approach route. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Your calm approach at work gets results. The Sun (2010)The footage shows the tiny aircraft approach a flock of sheep in a field. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can approach that person who intrigues you. The Sun (2013)They are disciplined and they are systematic in their approach to their job and their work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your thoughtful and transparent approach is something we have always valued. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Why did they approach us the way they did? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The time is approaching when they will have to prove they are not. The Sun (2007)Why were the airport approach roads closed? Times, Sunday Times (2010)This unfussy approach can at first seem underwhelming. The Sun (2016)The board is also considering other approaches. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet the figures suggest that his approach is working. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For safety reasons the security officer could not approach the aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As expected, the casual approach is the route to poverty. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Synonyms of 'approach'
make a proposal to, speak to, apply to, appeal to
Trends of 'approach'
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Translations for 'approach'
British English: approach /əˈprəʊtʃ/ VERB
When you approach something, you get closer to it.
He didn't approach the front door at once.
When I approached, they grew silent.
- American English: approach
- Arabic: يَقْتَرِبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: aproximar-se
- Chinese: 接近
- Croatian: pristupiti
- Czech: přiblížit se
- Danish: tilgang
- Dutch: naderen
- European Spanish: aproximarse
- Finnish: lähestyä
- French: approcher
- German: nähern (sich)
- Greek: πλησιάζω
- Italian: avvicinarsi
- Japanese: 近づく
- Korean: 접근하다
- Norwegian: nærme (seg)
- Polish: zbliżyć się
- European Portuguese: aproximar-se
- Romanian: a se apropia
- Russian: приближаться
- Spanish: aproximarse
- Swedish: närma (sig)
- Thai: เข้าใกล้
- Turkish: yaklaşmak
- Ukrainian: підходити
- Vietnamese: đến gần
Definition of approach from the Collins English Dictionary
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