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Approach is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (transitive & intransitive) If you approach something, you move closer to it.
- We're now approaching the last bus stop. Please move towards the door.
- It's now approaching six o'clock. When you hear the beep, it will be exactly six o'clock.
- (transitive) If you approach a problem, or a job you try to deal with it.
- We've got a difficult situation here, and I'm not sure how to approach it.
- (countable) An approach is a way of doing something.
- We need children and adults to take a proactive approach to reducing gun violence.
- Most students benefit from a hands-on approach to learning.
- He had an innovative approach to solving mechanical problems.
- All of those things together provide a balanced approach that will get the economy this moving again.
- The president appears to have adopted this new approach.
- Research has emphasized a family-based approach to coping with the illness.
- Such programs employ a one-on-one approach where parents work with the doctor.
- But many economists advocate a far simpler approach.
- Private and public schools differ in their approaches to students.
- We found a need for additional study before implementing this approach.
- (countable) An approach is movement towards something.
- And he made a cautious approach to the boat.
- (countable) An approach is the road or path that leads to a place.
- There were cameras on all approaches to the house.