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ap·proach·ing

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Wiktionary

  1. approachingadverb

    Nearly.

  2. approachingadjective

    That approaches or approach.

    the approaching armies

Princeton's WordNet

  1. approach, approachingnoun

    the event of one object coming closer to another

  2. approach, approaching, comingnoun

    the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

    "the approach of winter"

  3. approach, approaching, comingadjective

    the act of drawing spatially closer to something

    "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"

  4. approaching, coming(a), forthcoming, upcomingadjective

    of the relatively near future

    "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Approaching

    of Approach

  2. Approachingnoun

    the act of ingrafting a sprig or shoot of one tree into another, without cutting it from the parent stock; -- called, also, inarching and grafting by approach

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of approaching in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of approaching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of approaching in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    I think we can't deny that fact, if you look at the magnitude of the 1918 pandemic where anywhere from 50 to 75 to 100 million people globally died, that was the mother of all pandemics and truly historic. I hope we don't even approach that with this, but it does have the makings of, the possibility of... approaching that in seriousness.

  2. The NHC:

    The disturbance with the greatest chance for development in the next couple of days is the one approaching the Leeward Islands.

  3. Mohamed Hejazi:

    A ship was shelled about 10 miles from Derna coast. We have warned before about approaching Derna port, a member of the crew was killed, and there is one wounded.

  4. John Urquhart:

    There’s nothing standard about approaching a driver with a pistol out. That should not have happened.

  5. Daniel Ruoss:

    I think the way most of us are approaching this is, there is going to be a Republican president. It is just a question of who it is going to be.

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