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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
approach /ə'proutʃ/
  • 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
    • sự gạ gẫm (đàn bà)
    • 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)
      • gạ gẫm (đàn bà)
    Concise Dictionary
    +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
    +move towards
    +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

    Thesaurus 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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    move near
    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?
    + noun
    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.
    movement nearer
    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
    of aircraft
    5 [C] the part of an aircraft's flight immediately before landing: to begin the final approach to the runway
    sth similar
    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
    Collocation Dictionary

    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


    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.


    ~ to
    I liked her approach to the problem

    2 act of coming nearer


    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


    make | have, receive


    ~ from
    We've received an approach from the director of a rival firm.
    | ~ to
    We'll have to make an approach to the managing director.


    1 come nearer


    slowly | cautiously, warily, with caution


    The army approached from the south.

    2 come nearer in time


    fast, rapidly
    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.


    be easy to | be difficult to
    She found her father difficult to approach.


    Have you approached John about doing a concert?
    | for
    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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