adj. 侵入的, 接近的
Her confinement was approaching.
Night was fast approaching.
People approaching the gate were challenged by the sentry.
The time is approaching when we must think about buying a new house.
An ordinary subway train, approaching the station, can be twice as loud as the loudest jet.
There are several ways of approaching the problem.
The thief froze when he heard the footsteps approaching.