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English definition of “access”

access

noun [U] (GETTING NEAR)    /ˈæk.ses/
B1 the method or possibility of getting near to a place or person : The only access to the village is by boat . The main access to (= entrance to) the building is at the side . The children's father was refused access to them at any time (= refused official permission to see them).Arriving, entering and invading
(Definition of access noun (GETTING NEAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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