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English definition of “approach”

approach

noun [C/U] (COMING NEAR OR SOON)   /əˈproʊtʃ/
(of a person or object) the act of coming near to someone or something, or (of an event) the state of being about to happen soon: [U] The approach of winter sends many birds flying south.
(Definition of approach noun (COMING NEAR OR SOON) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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