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approach
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
  • I fall into a doze and do not at first realise that evening is approaching.
  • Dawn approaches without anything happening—only the everlasting, nerve-wracking roll behind the enemy lines, trains, trains, lorries, lorries; but what are they concentrating?

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  • Winter is approaching.
  • I grew more nervous as the test approached.

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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