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- Rhymes: -ɛks
- annexe (UK, Australia, New Zealand)
annex (plural annexes)
- An addition, an extension.
- An appendix to a book or document.
- An addition or extension to a building.
- An addition to the territory of a country or state, from a neighbouring country or state, normally by military force.
From Middle English annexen, anexen, from Old French annexer (“to join”), from Medieval Latin annexāre, infinitive of annexō, frequentative of Latin annectō (“bind to”), from ad (“to”) + nectō (“tie, bind”).
- To add something to another thing, especially territory; to incorporate.
- The ancient city of Petra was annexed by Rome.
- 2009, Wikipedia:Syngman Rhee:
- In 1910, he returned to Korea, which had by this time been annexed by Japan.
- To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.
- to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt
- (intransitive) To join; to be united.
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annex m (plural annexos)
|Declension of annex|