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approach (verb), approaches; approached; approaching
1. To move closer to someone or something: "We tried to approach the new restaurant, but there were too many people blocking the way."
2. To speak to someone with a view to asking for something.
3. To deal with something in a particular way: "How do you plan to approach this situation?"
4. To come nearer in time or distance to something.
5. Etymology: from Anglo-French approcher, from Old French aprochier, from Late Latin appropiare, "to go nearer to", from Latin ad-, "to" + Late Latin propiare, "to come nearer" comparative of Latin prope, "near, close".
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