annexation


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an·nex

 (ə-nĕks′, ăn′ĕks′)
tr.v. an·nexed, an·nex·ing, an·nex·es
1. To append or attach, especially to a larger or more significant thing.
2. To incorporate (territory) into an existing political unit such as a country, state, county, or city.
3. To add or attach, as an attribute, condition, or consequence.
n. (ăn′ĕks′, ăn′ĭks)
1. A building added on to a larger one or an auxiliary building situated near a main one.
2. An addition, such as an appendix, that is made to a record or other document.

[Middle English annexen, from Old French annexer, from Latin annectere, annex-, to connect : ad-, ad- + nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]

an′nex·a′tion (ăn′ĭk-sā′shən) n.
an′nex·a′tion·al adj.
an′nex·a′tion·ism n.
an′nex·a′tion·ist n.

annexation

(ˌænɪkˈseɪʃən; -ɛk-)
n
1. the act of annexing, esp territory, or the condition of being annexed
2. something annexed
ˌannexˈational adj
ˌannexˈationism n
ˌannexˈationist n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.annexation - incorporation by joining or unitingannexation - incorporation by joining or uniting
incorporation - including by incorporating
2.annexation - the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupationannexation - the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation; "the French annexation of Madagascar as a colony in 1896"; "a protectorate has frequently been a first step to annexation"
acquisition - the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"

annexation

noun seizure, takeover, occupation, conquest, appropriation, annexing, expropriation, arrogation the country's annexation of its neighbour
Translations
ضَم، إلحاق
anexepřipojenízáborzabrané území
annektering
aneksija
hozzácsatolás
innlimun; viîtenging
anexia
ilhaktopraklarına katma

annexation

[ˌænekˈseɪʃən] Nanexión f

annexation

[ˌænɛkˈseɪʃən] n [country, state, region, territory] → annexion f

annexation

nAnnexion f

annexation

[ˌænɛkˈseɪʃn] nannessione f

annex

(əˈneks) verb
to take possession of (eg a country).
(ˈӕneks) (also ˈannexe)>noun
a building added to, or used as an addition to, another building. a hotel annexe.
ˌannexˈation (ӕ-) noun
References in classic literature ?
This annexation took place in the same way in which a foreign language is appropriated, namely, by translation.
Of this work of imagination poor Tess and her parents were naturally in ignorance--much to their discomfiture; indeed, the very possibility of such annexations was unknown to them; who supposed that, though to be well-favoured might be the gift of fortune, a family name came by nature.
A conqueror in a small way of business, whose annexations lack of the sanctifying merit of magnitude.
The great powers were first the United States, a nation addicted to commerce, but roused to military necessities by the efforts of Germany to expand into South America, and by the natural consequences of her own unwary annexations of land in the very teeth of Japan.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry met with Polish and Ukrainian leaders on Saturday in Warsaw, (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-us-sanctions-perry/u-s-likely-to-toughen-sanctions-on-russia-secretary-perry-idUSKCN1VL0GH?il=0) where he said that it is likely that the United States will toughen sanctions on Russia due to the 2014 annexation of Crimea.
ISLAMABAD -- Senate on Friday unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the illegal annexation of occupied Kashmir by India led by Narendra Modi and the RSS gang he represents.
Senate on Friday has unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the illegal annexation of occupied Kashmir by India led by Narendra Modi and the RSS gang he represents.
He is now pushing for complete and irreversible annexation of the West Bank.
Developer, Elk Grove Township homeowners negotiate as annexation deal looms
He said the government should form a parliamentary committee consisting of all political parties on the Kashmir issue especially after the illegal Indian annexation move and that it should raise the issue internationally.
Muhammad Faisal says India has moved from occupation to annexation in Occupied Kashmir.
Islamabad -- Pakistan on Tuesday said India had moved from 'occupation to annexation' of the occupied Jammu and Kashmir, which would ultimately face failure.