HyperDic: annexation

English > 2 senses of the word annexation:
NOUNactannexation, appropriationincorporation by joining or uniting
actannexationthe formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation
annexation > pronunciation
Soundsae.nehksey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > annexation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningincorporation by joining or uniting.
Synonymappropriation
BroaderincorporationIncluding by incorporating
Spanishanexión, asignación
Catalanannexió
Adjectivesannexationalrelating to annexation / annexation
English > annexation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation.
Examples
  • "the French annexation of Madagascar as a colony in 1896"
  • "a protectorate has frequently been a first step to annexation"
BroaderacquisitionThe act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
Adjectivesannexationalrelating to annexation / annexation

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