approach2 S3 W1
a method of doing something or dealing with a problem
a new approach to teaching languages
He decided to adopt a different approach and teach the Bible through story-telling.
This book takes an unorthodox approach to art criticism.
organizations which take a positive approach to creative thinking
a request from someone, asking you to do something for them:
They made a direct approach to the minister of education.
the approach of a particular time or event is the fact that it is getting closer:
the approach of autumn
It's a sign of the approach of middle age.
movement towards or near to something:
Our approach frightened the birds.
a road, path etc that leads to a place, and is the main way of reaching it:
Soldiers were guarding the approaches to the city.
the final part of a plane's flight, before it lands at an airport:
It was clear to land so we made our approach.