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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·nex·a·tion n.
 1. The act of annexing; process of attaching, adding, or appending; the act of connecting; union; as, the annexation of Texas to the United States, or of chattels to the freehold.
 2. (a) Law The union of property with a freehold so as to become a fixture. Bouvier. (b) Scots Law The appropriation of lands or rents to the crown.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: incorporation by joining or uniting [syn: appropriation]
      2: the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory)
         by conquest or occupation; "the French annexation of
         Madagascar as a colony in 1896"; "a protectorate has
         frequently been a first step to annexation"