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English definition of “accessibility”


noun [U]  /ɪkˈses·əˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i, æk-/ us  
the quality or characteristic of something that makes it possible to approach, enter, or use it: Touch-screen voting machines meet the requirements for accessibility to people with disabilities. Accessibility is one of the most important aspects of textual analysis.
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