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access in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishaccessac‧cess1 /ˈækses/ ●●● S2 W1 AWL noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 ENTERthe right to enter a place, use something, see someone etcaccess to 🔊 Access to the papers is restricted to senior management. 🔊 Cats should always have access to fresh, clean water.2 ENTERhow easy or difficult it is for people to enter a public building, to reach a place, or talk to someoneaccess for 🔊 We’re trying to improve access for disabled visitors.access to 🔊 a villa with easy access to the sea3 ENTERthe way you use to enter a building or reach a place 🔊 Access is by means of a small door on the right.access to 🔊 Access to the restrooms is through the foyer.4 have access to a car/computer etc5 SCL British English the legal right to see and spend time with your children, a prisoner, an official etc 🔊 My ex-husband has access to the children once a week.6 gain/get access (to something)
Examples from the Corpus
accessThe disk is not allowed access until it has been validated with the Disknet check program.More than 60 companies have bid for access.The entrance has been widened to give improved access for disabled people.The service also offers access to the products and services of important Journal advertisers.The therapist thought Mary appeared to benefit from these telephone contacts and had not abused the availability of open access.City officials are considering building a path to give the public access to the ruins.His reputation, along with luck and chutzpah, helped him get unique access to Ames.Without access to specific facts a criminal prosecution may be totally frustrated.access toAccess to the restrooms is through the foyer.Many are jealous of Wright's political access to the President.access forThe hotel has rooms with access for wheelchairs.