Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: annexation
IPA transcription: [,ænɛks'eɪʃən]
Pronunciations of annexation
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: annexation
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: annexation, appropriation
    Meaning: incorporation by joining or uniting
Usage examples
  • I know not whether it was to this "Peach War," and the acquisitions of Indian land which may have grown out of it, that we may ascribe the first seeds of the spirit of "annexation" which now began to manifest themselves.
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