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verb [transitive] annex pronunciation in British English /əˈneks/annex pronunciation in British English /ˈæneks/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyannex
he/she/itannexes
present participleannexing
past tenseannexed
past participleannexed
  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 British English /ˌænekˈseɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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pluralannexations

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