approachable

[ uh-proh-chuh-buh l ]
/ əˈproʊ tʃə bəl /

adjective

capable of being approached; accessible.
(of a person) easy to meet, know, talk with, etc.

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Origin of approachable

First recorded in 1565–75; approach + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for approachability

approachable
/ (əˈprəʊtʃəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being approached; accessible
(of a person) friendly

Derived forms of approachable

approachability or approachableness, noun
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