approach

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈprəʊtʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈproʊtʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə prōch)


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approach
If you approach something, you get nearer to it.
He approached the front door.
...Nancy heard footsteps approaching the galley.
Be careful
Approach is not followed by ‘to’. You do not say, for example, ‘He approached to the front door’.
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