a lobbyist or public-relations executive who was formerly a political figure or otherwise has connections to high officials in a governmental administration.
(defs 3, 6). Historical Examples Yet, sir, I fear your fatal openness will make you suspected as accessary, let us be ever so cautious. Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded Samuel Richardson “An accessary, both before and after the fact,” he repeated to himself. Forging the Blades Bertram Mitford Marables was indicted for having been an accessary […]
- Access charge
a fee charged to long-distance telephone companies and their customers by a local telephone company for use of its lines. noun a fee for the use of a service, esp. computer, communication, or other network facilities Examples There will be a network access charge to the service providers. Usage Note computing
- Access code
a code, as of numbers or letters, that is entered into a computer, telephone, or telecommunications network so as to access a particular service.
- Access control list
access control list networking (ACL) A list of the services available on a server, each with a list of the hosts permitted to use the service. (1994-11-08)