Definition of “annex” - English Dictionary

“annex” in English

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annexverb [ T ]

uk /ænˈeks/ us /ænˈeks/

annexnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæn.ɪks/ us /ˈæn.ɪks/

US spelling of annexe

(Definition of “annex” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“annex” in American English

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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.
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.

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“annex” in Business English

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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)