Both Uses of
First Address to Irish Parliament From a British PM
- We can understand the emotions generated by Northern Ireland's troubles, but we cannot really believe, as we approach the 21st century, there is not a better way forward to the future than murder, terrorism and sectarian hatred.
(definition 1) *approach = come near
- We have had different approaches to agriculture, to monetary union, to defence.
(definition 2) *approaches = ways of doing something
(1) (approach as in: approached the city) to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
(2) (approach as in: use the best approach) a way of doing something; or a route that leads to a particular place