• Noun:
    • (British, America) IPA: /ˈænɛks/
  • Verb:
    • (British) IPA: /ˈænɛks/
    • (America) IPA: /əˈnɛks/, /ˈænɛks/

annex (plural annexes)

  1. An addition, an extension.
  2. An appendix to a book or document.
  3. An addition or extension to a building.
  4. An addition to the territory of a country or state, from a neighbouring country or state, normally by military force.
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annex (annexes, present participle annexing; past and past participle annexed)

  1. To add something to another thing, especially territory; to incorporate.
    The ancient city of Petra was annexed by Rome.
  2. To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.
    to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt
  3. (intransitive) To join; to be united.
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