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Meaning of ANNEXATION

Pronunciation:  `anuk'seyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  something added by annexation
  2. [n]  incorporation by joining or uniting
 

ANNEXATION is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: appropriation
 
 See Also: accession, addition, incorporation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An`nex*a"tion\, n. [Cf. F. annexation. See {Annex},
v. t.]
1. The act of annexing; process of attaching, adding, or
   appending; the act of connecting; union; as, the
   annexation of Texas to the United States, or of chattels
   to the freehold.

2.
   (a) (Law) The union of property with a freehold so as to
       become a fixture. Bouvier.
   (b) (Scots Law) The appropriation of lands or rents to the
       crown. --Wharton.

 
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