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Meaning of “accessible” in the English Dictionary

"accessible" in British English

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accessibleadjective

uk   us   /əkˈses.ə.bl̩/
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 ​widerpublic.

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accessibility
noun [U] uk   /əkˌses.əˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
Two new ​roads are being ​built to ​increase accessibility to the ​towncentre. The accessibility of her ​playsmeans that she is ​able to ​reach a ​wideaudience.
(Definition of accessible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"accessible" in American English

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accessibleadjective

 us   /ɪkˈses·ə·bəl, æk-/
possible to ​approach, ​enter, or use: The ​island is accessible only by ​ferry. Public ​areas and ​buildings are now more accessible to ​people with ​disabilities. By using more illustrations, he made the ​magazine more accessible to the ​public (= ​easier to ​understand).
(Definition of accessible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"accessible" in Business English

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accessibleadjective

uk   us   /əkˈsesəbl/
able to be easily got or used: be accessible to sb The ​website is accessible to all ​users.
able to be ​reached or ​entered: The ​studios are fully accessible to ​people with ​disabilities. Our ​building is wheelchair accessible. to be accessible by ​car/road/​publictransport
easy to understand: The ​material is accessible and does not ​requirespecialistknowledge.
if a ​person is accessible, they are ​willing to see ​people and are ​friendly and ​easy to ​talk to: You will ​find all our ​stafffriendly and accessible.
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(Definition of accessible from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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