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approaching meaning

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    Definition of approaching in English Dictionary

  • NounPLapproachingsSUF-ing
    1. The act of coming closer; an approach.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of approach.
        1. The army was approaching from the north.
    3. Adjective
      1. That approaches or approach.
        1. the approaching armies
    4. Adverb
      1. Nearly.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • With humidity approaching 100 percent almost every year, Larry and Penny Thompson Memorial Park is not an easy place in which to endure an ultrarace.
          • The chain shot tore into the approaching line of infantry. ‎
          • [ …] the chaoush informed us, in a solemn and important manner, that we were now approaching to the places where the Turcomans generally lie in wait for caravans, [ …]
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Adverbs
            • Degree adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Participles
                      • Present participles
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                Meaning of approaching for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "approaching" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, a degree adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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