- noun1. incorporation by joining or uniting• Syn: ↑appropriation• Derivationally related forms: ↑annexational• Hypernyms: ↑incorporation2. the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation-
the French annexation of Madagascar as a colony in 1896-
a protectorate has frequently been a first step to annexation• Derivationally related forms: ↑annexational• Hypernyms: ↑acquisition
Useful english dictionary. 2012.