Definition of annexation in English:

annexation

Pronunciation: /ˌanɛkˈseɪʃn//ˌanəkˈseɪʃn/

noun

  • [mass noun] The action of annexing something, especially territory:

    ‘the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany in 1938’
    • ‘Only a small part of the conquered territories suffered outright annexation.’
    • ‘There were senators calling for the conquest and annexation of the whole of Mexico.’
    • ‘Conquest and annexation of Zululand was completed only in the 1890s.’
    • ‘The annexation of Eritrea by Ethiopia in 1962 started off a bitter 30-year war of independence.’
    • ‘In Wales the threat of English invasion and annexation did not impose unity.’
    • ‘Seemingly the entire world agreed that Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait should be reversed.’
    seizure, occupation, invasion, conquest, takeover, appropriation, expropriation, arrogation
    usurping
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Pronunciation:

annexation

/ˌanɛkˈseɪʃn//ˌanəkˈseɪʃn/