how to pronounce approaches


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approaches is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of approaches in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… weigh in on healthful approaches to …”

meanings of approaches


  1. Plural of approach.
  2. Movements to gain favour; advances.
  3. The covered roads, trenches, or other works made by besiegers or soldiers in their advances toward a place such as a fortress or military post.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of approach.

approaches frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word approaches occurs in english on average 12.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics approaches can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that approaches can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with approaches


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