Definition of accessibility in English:

accessibility

noun

  • 1[mass noun] The quality of being able to be reached or entered:

    ‘the restoration project involved repairing the roof and improving accessibility’
    1. 1.1 The quality of being easy to obtain or use:
      ‘students were concerned about the accessibility of quality academic counselling’
    2. 1.2 The quality of being easily understood or appreciated:
      ‘the accessibility of his work helped to popularize modern art’
      comprehensibility, intelligibility, understandability, penetrability, approachability
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    3. 1.3 The quality of being easily reached, entered, or used by people who have a disability:
      ‘many architects believe that accommodating wheelchairs is all there is to providing accessibility’
      • ‘Persons with disabilities faced accessibility difficulties at certain polling sites.’
      • ‘This conserves bandwidth and enhances handicap accessibility.’
      • ‘The state received anonymous complaints about accessibility, relating to the building's ramp and parking spaces.’
      • ‘Development proposals will be refused unless the facility is relocated to other appropriate premises with equal accessibility.’
      • ‘For existing disabled staff, we have discussed accessibility requirements on an individual basis and agreed on provision of facilities.’
      • ‘We are currently exploring the improvement of IT accessibility for disabled people.’
      • ‘Accessibility for disabled users and accessibility for diverse methods of browsing the web are connected issues.’
      • ‘The board gave the city until December 1 to fix problems with the library's accessibility to people with disabilities.’
      • ‘The library is now compliant with federal accessibility standards, incorporating ramps, automatic doors, and an elevator.’
      • ‘If ramps are built for handicap accessibility, and no one uses the ramps, then it's a waste.’

Pronunciation:

accessibility

/əksɛsɪˈbɪlɪti/