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English definition of “approach”

approach

noun [C] (COMMUNICATION)    /əˈprəʊtʃ/ US  /-ˈproʊtʃ/
an act of communicating with another person or group in order to ask for something: The hospital is making approaches to local businesses (= asking them to help) in their bid to raise money. I hear that Everton have made an approach to (= an attempt to make a business arrangement with) Arsenal to buy one of their players.Communicating and keeping in touch
(Definition of approach noun (COMMUNICATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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