Translation: from spanish

to approach

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  • approach — vb 1 Approach, near, approximate mean to come or draw close (to). Approach is by far the widest in its range of application. Very often it implies a coming close in space {he left the group and appro ache dus} {the storm was approaching} Often… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • approach — I verb accedere, accost, advance, adventare, appropinquare, be in proximity, be in sight of, be in the neighborhood of, be in the vicinity of, be near, come forward, come near, confront, converge upon, draw near, edge close to, get near, go near …   Law dictionary

  • approach — UK US /əˈprəʊtʃ/ noun [C] ► a way of doing something: an approach to sth »Their positive approach to absence management played a large part in helping the organization return to profitability. a cautious/hands on/practical approach »He is… …   Financial and business terms

  • approach — [n1] way, means of arriving access, accession, advance, advent, avenue, coming, drawing near, entrance, gate, landing, nearing, passage, path, reaching, road, way; concepts 159,501 Ant. departure, distancing, leaving approach [n2] request,… …   New thesaurus

  • Approach — Ap*proach , n. [Cf. F. approche. See {Approach}, v. i.] 1. The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near. The approach of summer. Horsley. [1913 Webster] A nearer approach to the human type. Owen. [1913 Webster] 2. A access, or opportunity… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • approach the witness — A request by an attorney to the judge for permission to go up to a witness on the witness stand to show the witness a document or exhibit. May I approach the witness? is the typical request, and it is almost always granted. Category: Criminal Law …   Law dictionary

  • approach-approach conflict — n psychological conflict that results when a choice must be made between two desirable alternatives compare APPROACH AVOIDANCE CONFLICT, AVOIDANCE AVOIDANCE CONFLICT * * * conflict resulting from two available goals which are desirable but… …   Medical dictionary

  • approach-avoidance conflict — n psychological conflict that results when a goal is both desirable and undesirable called also approach avoidance compare APPROACH APPROACH CONFLICT, AVOIDANCE AVOIDANCE CONFLICT * * * conflict resulting from a single goal having both desirable… …   Medical dictionary

  • Approach — Ap*proach , v. t. 1. To bring near; to cause to draw near; to advance. [Archaic] Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. To come near to in place, time, or character; to draw nearer to; as, to approach the city; to approach my cabin; he approached the age of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Approach shoe — Approach shoes are a hybrid shoe with some characteristics common to both hiking boots and rock climbing shoes. Like a shoe or boot designed for hiking, a properly fitting approach shoe can be worn comfortably while walking for long distances.… …   Wikipedia

  • approach the bench — v.    an attorney s movement from the counsel table to the front of the bench (the large desk at which the judge sits) in order to speak to the judge off the record and/or out of earshot of the jury. Since the bench area is the sacred territory… …   Law dictionary


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