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annexverb [T]

uk   /ænˈeks/ us   /ænˈeks/

annexnoun [C]

uk   /ˈæn.ɪks/ us   /ˈæn.ɪks/
(Definition of annex from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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annexverb [T]

us   /əˈneks, ˈæn·eks/
  • annex verb [T] (TAKE)

to take possession of an area of land or a country and add it to a larger area, usually by force: The United States annexed parts of Texas and New Mexico, which belonged to Mexico.
annexation
noun [C/U] us   /ˌæn·ekˈseɪ·ʃən, ˌæn·ək-/
[U] the annexation of Latvia by the Soviet Union

annexnoun [C]

us   /ˈæn·eks, -ɪks/
  • annex noun [C] (ADDED BUILDING)

an addition to a building, or another building, used with an existing building: The old warehouse became an annex of the main store.
(Definition of annex from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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annexnoun [C]

also annexe uk   /ˈæneks/ us  
an addition to a document or report: The List of Export Subsidies is provided in Annex I to the Agreement.
(Definition of annex from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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