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- annexe (UK, Australia, New Zealand)
annex (plural annexes)
- An addition, an extension.
- An appendix.
- 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.
addition, an extension
addition or extension to a building
addition of territory — see annexation
From Middle English, from Old French annexer (“to join”), from Medieval Latin annexāre, present active infinitive of annexō, frequentative of Latin annectō (“bind to”), from ad (“to”) + nectō (“tie, bind”).
- To add something to another thing; 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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to add something to another, to incorporate into