Definition of "approach"
  1. A request by lawyers to converse privately with the judge and opposing counsel, away from the jury's hearing
How to use "approach" in a sentence
  1. After noticing a discrepancy in the testimonies, the defense lawyer asked, 'May I approach the judge?'.
  2. During the trial, the judge invited both lawyers to approach for a private discussion.
  3. The lawyer said, 'Your honor, I need to approach the bench' when he needed to discuss an evidentiary issue.

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