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accessible

adjective uk   /əkˈses.ə.bl̩/ us  
B2 able to be reached or easily got: The resort is easily accessible by road, rail, and air. The problem with some of these drugs is that they are so very accessible.C2 easy to understand: Lea Anderson is a choreographer who believes in making dance accessible. Covent Garden has made some attempt to make opera accessible to a wider public.
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noun [U] uk   /əkˌses.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
Two new roads are being built to increase accessibility to the town centre. The accessibility of her plays means that she is able to reach a wide audience.
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