Annexation ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Annexation ( noun )

  1. The action or process of annexing something.
  2. A territory added to an existing state or country.

Origin:

Late middle english (in the sense 'an adding, incorporation'): from latin annexare, from ad- 'to' + nexus 'a binding'.

Examples:

  1. The annexation of Crimea by Russia caused international controversy.
  2. The annexation of Texas by the United States in 1845 was a controversial issue.
  3. The annexation of several small countries by a larger one has been a common occurrence throughout history.
  4. The annexation of the territory was seen as a way for the country to gain more resources.
  5. The annexation was met with resistance from some residents of the annexed territory.

(As a verb)

Annexation ( verb )

  1. The action or process of annexing something.
  2. A territory added to an existing state or country.

Origin:

Late middle english (in the sense 'an adding, incorporation'): from latin annexare, from ad- 'to' + nexus 'a binding'.

Examples:

  1. The annexation of Crimea by Russia caused international controversy.
  2. The annexation of Texas by the United States in 1845 was a controversial issue.
  3. The annexation of several small countries by a larger one has been a common occurrence throughout history.
  4. The annexation of the territory was seen as a way for the country to gain more resources.
  5. The annexation was met with resistance from some residents of the annexed territory.
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