verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- the steps taken and the manner employed in delivering the ball: He favors a four-step approach.
- Also called runway . the area behind the foul line, from which the ball is delivered.
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Let’s get clear on each approach, and understand why groups like the World Health Organization are pushing for equality right now, while some ethicists say that’s a mistake.Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? Ethicists are fiercely debating how to vaccinate billions of people.|Sigal Samuel|November 20, 2020|Vox
If you’ve never made a mortise and tenon joint, there are many approaches to creating the joint, and you’ll get lots of practice building a door.Build your own door and ascend to a higher level of DIY|Courtney Starr|November 20, 2020|Popular Science
Imagine if we tried the same approach on issues like poverty, education, and equal justice.Charles Koch: Partisan politics don’t work. It’s time for a new way|jakemeth|November 19, 2020|Fortune
Our approach for misinformation is also not one that’s focused on taking content down as the only measure, which is the regime we all have operated in for many years.
They’ve both taken VERY different approaches when it comes to misinformation, in part because a lot of what happens on Facebook is in private groups, which makes it a harder problem to tackle.
The cops climbed out and approached the man who remained in the street.
One of the honor guard approached with slow, measured steps and presented the flag to a uniformed captain.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gurley came out of stairwell door as the two cops approached.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I finished this talk, a government official approached me.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was an air of excitement and anticipation in the lobby as showtime approached.I Was Honeydicked Into Spending Christmas with ‘The Interview’|Allison McNearney|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Infantry and cavalry approached the island, quite unsuspicious of its being occupied.
Both animal and man seemed to be dozing, but they woke into activity when the sahib approached.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The menace of a thunder-cloud approached as in his childhood's dream; disaster lurked behind the quiet outer show.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood