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verb [transitive] annex pronunciation in American English /əˈneks/annex pronunciation in American English /ˈæˌneks/
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present tense
present participleannexing
past tenseannexed
past participleannexed

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  1. to take control of a country or region by force

    In 1521, the state fell to Cortés, and Mexico was annexed by Spain.

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 annex pronunciation in American English /ˌænekˈseɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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