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noun [countable] accessory pronunciation in British English /əkˈsesəri/
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  1. 2
    a small thing such as a piece of jewellery or a pair of shoes that you wear with clothes to give them more style
  2. 3
    legal someone who helps a criminal, for example by hiding them from the police. An accessory before the fact helps before the crime. An accessory after the fact helps after the crime
    accessory to:

    He was sentenced for being an accessory to the murder.

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