English - Vietnamese Dictionary
approach /ə'proutʃ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự đến gần, sự lại gần
- easy of approach: dễ đến (địa điểm); dễ gần (người)
- difficult of approach: khó đến (địa điểm); khó gần (người)
- sự gần như, sự gần giống như
- some approach to truth: một cái gì gần như là chân lý
- đường đi đến, lối vào
- the approach to a city: lối vào thành phố
- (số nhiều) (quân sự) đường để lọt vào trận tuyến địch; đường hào để đến gần vị trí địch
- sự thăm dò ý kiến; sự tiếp xúc để đặt vấn đề
- cách bắt đầu giải quyết, phương pháp bắt đầu giải quyết (một vấn đề)
- (toán học) sự gần đúng; phép tính gần đúng
- approach velocity: vận tốc gần đúng
- động từ
- đến gần, lại gần, tới gần
- winter is approaching: mùa đông đang đến
- gần như
- his eccentricity approaches to madness: tính lập dị của anh ta gần như là điên
- thăm dò ý kiến; tiếp xúc để đặt vấn đề
- to approach someone on some matter: thăm dò ý kiến ai về vấn đề gì
- bắt đầu giải quyết (một vấn đề)
+ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
+the act of drawing spatially closer to something
+a way of entering or leaving
+the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing
+the event of one object coming closer to another
+a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others
+the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
+a close approximation
+a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green
+come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character
+begin to deal with
+come near in time
+make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion
Advanced English Dictionary
1 near, advance, draw or come near or nearer or close or closer, Formal come nigh:
Claude approached the table. As night approached, the sky darkened. With approaching manhood, you must take on more responsibilities.
2 approximate, nearly equal, come close to, compare with:
The total is beginning to approach your estimate.
3 make advances or overtures to, proposition, propose to, sound out, make (a) proposal to, solicit, Colloq chat up:
Theo makes mincemeat of any man who tries to approach his daughter.
4 approaches. advances, overtures, proposals, propositions:
Michelle had no intention of discouraging Pierre's approaches.
5 access, passage, way, path, course; entry:
The approach to the house was overgrown with brambles.
6 advance, movement:
Our approach to the gates was being watched very carefully.
7 method, procedure, modus operandi, way, technique, style, manner, attitude, Slang US MO (= 'modus operandi'):
Our approach in dealing with the problem is different.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 to come near to sb/sth in distance or time: [V] We heard the sound of an approaching car / a car approaching + Winter is approaching. + The time is fast approaching when we shall have to make a decision. + [VN] As you approach the town, you'll see the college on the left.
offer / ask
2 [VN] ~ sb (about / for sth)
~ sb (about doing sth) to speak to sb about sth, especially to ask them for sth or to offer to do sth: She approached the bank for a loan. + We have been approached by a number of companies that are interested in our product. + I'd like to ask his opinion but I find him difficult to approach (= not easy to talk to in a friendly way).
amount / quality
3 [VN] to come close to sth in amount, level or quality: profits approaching 30 million dollars + Few writers approach his richness of language.
problem / task
4 [VN] to start dealing with a problem, task, etc. in a particular way: What's the best way of approaching this problem?
to problem / task
1 [C] ~ (to sth) a way of dealing with sb/sth; a way of doing or thinking about sth such as a problem or a task: The school has decided to adopt a different approach to discipline. + She took the wrong approach in her dealings with them.
2 [sing.] movement nearer to sb/sth in distance or time: She hadn't heard his approach and jumped as the door opened. + the welcome approach of spring + They felt apprehensive about the approach of war.
offer / request
3 [C] the act of speaking to sb about sth, especially when making an offer or a request: The club has made an approach to a local company for sponsorship. + She resented his persistent approaches.
path / road
4 [C] a path, road, etc. that leads to a place: All the approaches to the palace were guarded by troops. + a new approach road to the port
5 [C] the part of an aircraft's flight immediately before landing: to begin the final approach to the runway
6 [sing.] a thing that is like sth else that is mentioned: That's the nearest approach to an apology you'll get from him.
Idioms see CARROT
1 way of dealing with sb/sth
conventional, orthodox, traditional | alternative, different, fresh, new, novel
We need to try alternative approaches to the problem.
| cautious, conservative | creative, innovative | flexible | direct, no-nonsense, positive, practical, pragmatic, problem-solving, rational, useful | indirect | formal | informal | right | wrong | analytical, scientific, structured, systematic, theoretical | holistic, integrated | basic, general | objective | simplistic
VERB + APPROACH
Some teachers have a more formal approach to teaching.
| adopt, develop, take, try, use
We need to adopt a more pragmatic approach.
| favour, prefer
She favoured the direct approach.
I liked her approach to the problem
2 act of coming nearer
VERB + APPROACH
The aircraft had to make a steep approach to the landing strip.
at the ~ of
The children fell silent at the approach of their teacher.
| with the ~ of
The weather turned colder with the approach of autumn.
| ~ to
The plane crashed during its approach to the runway.
3 discussion with sb in order to ask them for sth
VERB + APPROACH
make | have, receive
We've received an approach from the director of a rival firm.
| ~ to
We'll have to make an approach to the managing director. verb
1 come nearer
slowly | cautiously, warily, with caution
The army approached from the south.
2 come nearer in time
The time is fast approaching when we will have to replace these old machines.
3 speak to sb, usually to ask for sth
It's best to approach her directly.
VERB + APPROACH
be easy to | be difficult to
She found her father difficult to approach.
Have you approached John about doing a concert?
I approached the bank for a loan.
4 come close in amount/quality/style
Here Wordsworth's verse movement closely approaches that of Gray.
| not nearly, not remotely
There is no other player even remotely approaching her calibre.
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