Definition of approachable in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈprəʊtʃəb(ə)l/


1Friendly and easy to talk to: managers should be approachable
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  • We want our nationbuilders to be open, approachable, and easy to communicate with.
  • Ask anyone in the press about Henry and they'll tell you how affable, friendly, approachable and humble Henry is.
  • The reason we chose Amy is that she's got a really open face and it's friendly and approachable.
friendly, welcoming, pleasant, agreeable, congenial, affable, cordial, well disposed, obliging, communicative, open, hospitable, helpful;
informal, easy-going, accessible, available, easy to get on/along with
informal unstuffy
2(Of a place) able to be reached from a particular direction or by a particular means: the site is approachable from the roundabout
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  • This pass, like much of the approachable areas of the Wall is visited by Chinese tourists fortunate to have enough free time for a cultural holiday.
  • It was impossible to reach from our bank through the trees, and approachable only from the trickiest of angles on the opposite side.
  • These elements were never approachable; they were viewed from afar, atop viewing towers or from the safety of a path.



Pronunciation: /əprəʊtʃəˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • I love the feel of it, its smell, its friendliness and approachability, its ease-of-use and flexibility.
  • A direct mail piece or newsletter featuring the smiling faces of your employees emphasizes approachability and friendliness, thereby enhancing your company image and inviting customer trust.
  • In medical design, approachability, intuitiveness, ease of use, and strategic value are the most critical aspects, he explained.


Pronunciation: /əˈprəʊtʃəb(ə)lnəs/
Example sentences
  • Some of the characters are menacing in appearance and therefore limit their approachableness.
  • Smuts wrote of his simplicity of character and approachableness.
  • Meekness involves being childlike in approachableness and willing to listen to others.

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