[ak-sesh-uh n] /ækˈsɛʃ ən/
the act of coming into the possession of a right, title, office, etc.:
accession to the throne.
an increase by something added:
an accession of territory.
a list of accessions to the college library.
Law. addition to property by growth or improvement.
consent; agreement; approval:
accession to a demand.
International Law. formal acceptance of a treaty, international convention, or other agreement between states.
the act of coming near; approach.
an attack or onset, as of a disease.
verb (used with object)
to make a record of (a book, painting, etc.) in the order of acquisition.
to acquire (a book, painting, etc.), especially for a permanent collection.
the act of entering upon or attaining to an office, right, condition, etc
an increase due to an addition
an addition, as to a collection
(international law) the formal acceptance of a convention or treaty
a less common word for access (sense 2)
(transitive) to make a record of (additions to a collection)
“act of coming to a position,” especially of a throne, 1640s, from Latin accessionem (nominative accessio) “a going to, joining, increase,” noun of action from past participle stem of accedere (see accede).
[ak-si-den-tl] /ˌæk sɪˈdɛn tl/ adjective 1. happening by chance or ; not planned; unexpected: an accidental meeting. 2. nonessential; incidental; subsidiary: accidental benefits. 3. Music. relating to or indicating sharps, flats, or naturals. noun 4. a nonessential or subsidiary circumstance, characteristic, or feature. 5. Music. a sign placed before a note indicating a chromatic alteration […]
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/ˌnɒnæksɪˈdɛntəl/ noun 1. (social welfare) damage, such as a bruise, burn, or fracture, deliberately inflicted on a child or an old person NAI See also child abuse
[uh-kom-uh-dey-shuh n] /əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; state or process of being ; adaptation. 2. adjustment of differences; reconciliation. 3. Sociology. a process of mutual adaptation between persons or groups, usually achieved by eliminating or reducing hostility, as by compromise or arbitration. 4. anything that supplies a need, want, favor, convenience, […]
[uh-koun-tuh-bil-i-tee] /əˌkaʊn təˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun 1. the state of being , liable, or answerable. 2. Education. a policy of holding schools and teachers for students’ academic progress by linking such progress with funding for salaries, maintenance, etc. n. 1770, from accountable + -ity. Earlier was accountableness (1660s).