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1. Possible to approach; accessible: a retreat in the mountains approachable in winter only by helicopter.
2. Easy to talk to or deal with; friendly.

ap·proach′a·bil′i·ty n.
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Noun1.approachability - the attribute of being easy to meet or deal withapproachability - the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
friendliness - a friendly disposition
unapproachability - a disposition to be unapproachable; unfriendly and inaccessible
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n (of place)Zugänglichkeit f; (fig: of person) → Umgänglichkeit f
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