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EnglishEdit

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  • annexe (UK, Australia, New Zealand)

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  • Noun:
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  • Rhymes: -ɛks

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French annexe, from Latin annexus.

NounEdit

annex (plural annexes)

  1. An addition, an extension.
  2. An appendix to a book or document.
  3. An addition or extension to a building.
  4. An addition to the territory of a country or state, from a neighbouring country or state, normally by military force.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English, from Old French annexer (to join), from Medieval Latin annexāre, infinitive of annexō (annexō), frequentative of Latin annectō (bind to), from ad (to) + nectō (tie, bind).

VerbEdit

annex (third-person singular simple present annexes, present participle annexing, simple past and past participle annexed)

  1. To add something to another thing, especially territory; to incorporate.
    The ancient city of Petra was annexed by Rome.
  2. To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.
    to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt
  3. (intransitive) To join; to be united.
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin annexus.

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annex m (plural annexos)

  1. annex (an addition, an extension)
  2. annex (an addition to a building)

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annex n

  1. annex (an addition to a building)
  2. annex (an addition, an extension)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of annex 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative annex annexet annex annexen
Genitive annex annexets annex annexens