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  • 1 way of approach — index access (right of way) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 approach — 1 verb 1 MOVE TOWARDS (I, T) to move towards or nearer to someone or something: As they approached the wood a rabbit ran out of the trees. | The car swerved to avoid an approaching bus. 2 ASK (T) to ask someone for something, or ask them to do… …

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  • 3 approach — [n1] way, means of arriving access, accession, advance, advent, avenue, coming, drawing near, entrance, gate, landing, nearing, passage, path, reaching, road, way; concepts 159,501 Ant. departure, distancing, leaving approach [n2] request,… …

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  • 4 approach — I verb accedere, accost, advance, adventare, appropinquare, be in proximity, be in sight of, be in the neighborhood of, be in the vicinity of, be near, come forward, come near, confront, converge upon, draw near, edge close to, get near, go near …

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  • 5 approach — UK US /əˈprəʊtʃ/ noun [C] ► a way of doing something: an approach to sth »Their positive approach to absence management played a large part in helping the organization return to profitability. a cautious/hands on/practical approach »He is… …

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  • 6 way — [n1] method, technique action, approach, contrivance, course, course of action, custom, design, expedient, fashion, form, groove*, habit, habitude, hang up*, hook*, idea, instrument, kick, manner, means, measure, mode, modus, move, outline, plan …

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  • 7 Approach — Ap*proach , n. [Cf. F. approche. See {Approach}, v. i.] 1. The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near. The approach of summer. Horsley. [1913 Webster] A nearer approach to the human type. Owen. [1913 Webster] 2. A access, or opportunity… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 approach — ► VERB 1) come near to in distance, time, or standard. 2) go to (someone) with a proposal or request. 3) start to deal with in a certain way. ► NOUN 1) a way of dealing with something. 2) an initial proposal or request. 3) the …

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  • 9 way — I (channel) noun alley, artery, avenue, custom, direction, lane, mode, path, pathway, plan, road, roadway, route, throughway II (manner) noun behavior, fashion, habit, means, progression, ritual associated concepts: way appurtenant, way by… …

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  • 10 way — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. passage, road, route, path, roadway, highway, channel, street, avenue; journey, progression, transit; trend, tendency; approach, access, gateway; method, manner, mode, style, fashion; space, interval …

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  • 11 approach — [[t]əpro͟ʊtʃ[/t]] ♦♦ approaches, approaching, approached 1) VERB When you approach something, you get closer to it. [V n] He didn t approach the front door at once... When I approached, they grew silent... [V ing] We turned to see the approaching …

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  • 12 approach — ap|proach1 W2S3 [əˈprəutʃ US əˈproutʃ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move towards)¦ 2¦(ask)¦ 3¦(future event)¦ 4¦(deal with)¦ 5¦(almost)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: aprochier, from Late Latin appropiare, from Latin ad to + prope …

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  • 13 approach — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. t. accost, confront, encounter (See contact); draw near, approach. n. access, avenue, ingress; bid, offer; fashion, manner, method; nearing, approach. Ant., withdraw, recede. II Motion toward Nouns… …

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  • 14 approach */*/*/ — I UK [əˈprəʊtʃ] / US [əˈproʊtʃ] noun Word forms approach : singular approach plural approaches 1) [countable] a particular way of thinking about or dealing with something We need a fresh approach to sports in education. approach to: He has a… …

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  • 15 approach — ap|proach1 [ ə proutʃ ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to move closer to someone or something: She heard footsteps approaching from behind. A strange boat was approaching the shore. a ) intransitive if an event or a particular time… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 approach — 1. verb 1) she approached the altar Syn: move towards, near, come near, close in on, close with, gain on 2) she approached him about a pay rise Syn: speak to, talk to, sound out, make a proposal to …

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  • 17 approach — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 way of dealing with sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ conventional, orthodox, traditional ▪ alternate (AmE), alternative, different, fresh, new …

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  • 18 approach — Synonyms and related words: MO, access, accomplish, accomplishment, accordance, accost, achieve, achievement, act on, address, adit, advance, advances, advent, advise, agreement, air lock, algorithm, alikeness, alliance, analogy, answer,… …

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  • 19 approach — 1. verb 1) she approached the altar Syn: move toward, come/go toward, advance toward, inch toward, go/come/draw/move nearer, go/come/draw/move closer, near; close in, gain on; reach, arrive at Ant: leave 2) …

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  • 20 approach*/*/ — [əˈprəʊtʃ] noun I 1) [C] a way of dealing with something He has a relaxed approach to life.[/ex] 2) [singular] the fact that something is coming closer in time or in distance the approach of war[/ex] 3) [C] the action of asking for something, or… …

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