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Strategy vs. Approach

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Strategynoun

The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of warfare.

Approachverb

(intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.

Strategynoun

A plan of action intended to accomplish a specific goal.

Approachverb

To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate.

‘as he approaches to the character of the ablest statesman.’;

Strategynoun

The use of advance planning to succeed in politics or business.

Approachverb

(transitive) To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.

‘He was an admirable poet, and thought even to have approached Homer. -- Sir William Temple.’; ‘"Would counsel please approach the bench?" asked the judge.’; ‘to approach the city’; ‘He approached the age of manhood.’; ‘Don't approach that house.’;

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Strategynoun

The science of military command, or the science of projecting campaigns and directing great military movements; generalship.

Approachverb

To make an attempt at (solving a problem or making a policy).

Strategynoun

The use of stratagem or artifice.

Approachverb

To speak to, as to make a request or ask a question.

Strategynoun

an elaborate and systematic plan of action

Approachverb

To take approaches to.

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Strategynoun

the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war

Approachverb

To bring near; to cause to draw near.

Strategy

Strategy (from Greek στρατηγία stratēgia, ) is a general plan to achieve one or more long-term or overall goals under conditions of uncertainty. In the sense of the , which included several subsets of skills including military tactics, siegecraft, logistics etc., the term came into use in the 6th century C.E. in Eastern Roman terminology, and was translated into Western vernacular languages only in the 18th century.

‘art of troop leader; office of general, command, generalship’; ‘art of the general’;

Approachnoun

The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near.

Approachnoun

An access, or opportunity of drawing near.

Approachnoun

(in plural) Movements to gain favor; advances.

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Approachnoun

A way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access.

Approachnoun

A manner in which a problem is solved or policy is made.

Approachnoun

The advanced works, trenches, or covered roads made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or military post.

Approachnoun

An approach shot.

Approachnoun

The way an aircraft comes in to land at an airport.

Approachnoun

(bowling) The area before the lane, in which a player may stand or run up before bowling the ball.

Approachverb

To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.

‘Wherefore approached ye so nigh unto the city?’; ‘But exhorting one another; and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.’;

Approachverb

To draw near, in a figurative sense; to make advances; to approximate; as, he approaches to the character of the ablest statesman.

Approachverb

To bring near; to cause to draw near; to advance.

Approachverb

To come near to in place, time, or character; to draw nearer to; as, to approach the city; to approach my cabin; he approached the age of manhood.

‘He was an admirable poet, and thought even to have approached Homer.’;

Approachverb

To take approaches to.

Approachnoun

The act of drawing near; a coming or advancing near.

‘A nearer approach to the human type.’;

Approachnoun

A access, or opportunity of drawing near.

‘The approach to kings and principal persons.’;

Approachnoun

Movements to gain favor; advances.

Approachnoun

A way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access.

Approachnoun

The advanced works, trenches, or covered roads made by besiegers in their advances toward a fortress or military post.

Approachnoun

See Approaching.

Approachnoun

A stroke whose object is to land the ball on the putting green. It is made with an iron club.

Approachnoun

that part of a flight during which an airplane descends toward the landing strip.

Approachnoun

the steps taken by a bowler just before delivering the ball toward the pins.

Approachnoun

ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation;

‘his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons’; ‘an attack on inflation’; ‘his plan of attack was misguided’;

Approachnoun

the act of drawing spatially closer to something;

‘the hunter's approach scattered the geese’;

Approachnoun

a way of entering or leaving;

‘he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge’;

Approachnoun

the final path followed by an aircraft as it is landing

Approachnoun

the event of one object coming closer to another

Approachnoun

a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others;

‘she rejected his advances’;

Approachnoun

the temporal property of becoming nearer in time;

‘the approach of winter’;

Approachnoun

a close approximation;

‘the nearest approach to genius’;

Approachnoun

a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green;

‘he lost the hole when his approach rolled over the green’;

Approachverb

move towards;

‘We were approaching our destination’; ‘They are drawing near’; ‘The enemy army came nearer and nearer’;

Approachverb

come near or verge on, resemble, come nearer in quality, or character;

‘This borders on discrimination!’; ‘His playing approaches that of Horowitz’;

Approachverb

begin to deal with;

‘approach a task’; ‘go about a difficult problem’; ‘approach a new project’;

Approachverb

come near in time;

‘Winter is approaching’; ‘approaching old age’;

Approachverb

make advances to someone, usually with a proposal or suggestion;

‘I was approached by the President to serve as his adviser in foreign matters’;

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