Annexationist



the theory or practice of taking over another country’s territory, especially by force.
Contemporary Examples

Jewish settlements never stopped; in fact, the number of settlers doubled, and annexationist activities in Jerusalem redoubled.
How to Fight Hamas Bernard Avishai January 3, 2009

Historical Examples

It became a personal matter in the ward schools and small boys pursued small boys with hateful cries of “annexationist!”
The Imperialist (a.k.a. Mrs. Everard Cotes) Sara Jeannette Duncan

The Fox was an “expansionist” and an annexationist out of sympathy for the oppressed ponies of the Cheyennes.
Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

The annexationist and filibustering schemes of the decade immediately preceding the War of Secession were prompted by two motives.
The United States and Latin America John Holladay Latan

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    to attach, append, or add, especially to something larger or more important. to incorporate (territory) into the domain of a city, country, or state: Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia. to take or appropriate, especially without permission. to attach as an attribute, condition, or consequence. something annexed. a subsidiary building or an addition to a building: […]

  • Annexed

    to attach, append, or add, especially to something larger or more important. to incorporate (territory) into the domain of a city, country, or state: Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia. to take or appropriate, especially without permission. to attach as an attribute, condition, or consequence. something annexed. a subsidiary building or an addition to a building: […]



  • Annexes

    to attach, append, or add, especially to something larger or more important. to incorporate (territory) into the domain of a city, country, or state: Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia. to take or appropriate, especially without permission. to attach as an attribute, condition, or consequence. something annexed. a subsidiary building or an addition to a building: […]

  • Annexure

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