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approachable

[uh-proh-chuh-buh l] /əˈproʊ tʃə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being approached; accessible.
2.
(of a person) easy to meet, know, talk with, etc.
Origin of approachable
1565-1575
1565-75; approach + -able
Related forms
approachability, approachableness, noun
nonapproachability, noun
nonapproachable, adjective
nonapproachableness, noun
reapproachable, adjective
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approachable

/əˈprəʊtʃəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being approached; accessible
2.
(of a person) friendly
Derived Forms
approachability, approachableness, noun
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Word Origin and History for approachable
adj.

1570s, from approach (v.) + -able. Figurative sense, "affable, friendly," is from 1610s. Related: Approachably; approachability.

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