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Pronunciation: /apʀɔʃe/

Translation of approcher in English:

verbe transitif

  • 1 (déplacer)approcher quelque chose de quelque chose (placer près de)
    to move ou bring something close to something
    (placer plus près de) to move ou bring something closer to something
    approcher les lits l'un de l'autre
    to push the beds closer together
    approcher le bureau de la fenêtre
    to move ou bring the desk close ou closer to the window
    approche une chaise du lit
    bring ou draw a chair up to the bed
    il approcha ses lèvres des siennes
    he moved his lips close to hers
    approche ta chaise
    pull up your chair, bring your chair closer
    approcher la cuillère/le verre de ses lèvres
    to raise the spoon/the glass to one's lips

also: approcher de verbe transitif indirect

verbe intransitif

also: s'approcher verbe pronominal

  • 1s'approcher de quelqu'un/quelque chose (aller)
    to go up to somebody/something
    (venir) to come up to somebody/something
    il s'approcha pour mieux m'examiner
    he came up to me to get a better look at me
    l'ennemi s'approchait
    the enemy was approaching
    ne t'approche pas du bord (ne va pas)
    don't go near the edge
    (ne viens pas) don't come near the edge
  • 2 (ressembler)ça s'approche de la vérité
    it's close to ou not far from the truth
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