approach

US /əˈprəʊtʃ/

UK /ə'prəʊtʃ/

A2

verb

  • To get close to reaching something or somewhere
  • To request someone to do something specific

noun

  • Means of reaching a place, often a road or path
  • Request of someone with a specific goal in mind
  • Specific way to handle a project, task, problem

Examples

The weather turned colder with the approach of autumn.

She favoured the direct approach.