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    annexation

    annexation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word annexation

    Definition
    (noun) incorporation by joining or uniting
    Synonyms : appropriation
    Definition
    (noun) the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation
    Example Sentence
    • the French annexation of Madagascar as a colony in 1896
    • a protectorate has frequently been a first step to annexation
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