annexation


annexation
noun
1. incorporation by joining or uniting
Syn: ↑appropriation
Derivationally related forms: ↑annexational
Hypernyms: ↑incorporation
2. the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation
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the French annexation of Madagascar as a colony in 1896

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a protectorate has frequently been a first step to annexation

Derivationally related forms: ↑annexational
Hypernyms: ↑acquisition

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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