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annex

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishannexan‧nex /əˈneks $ əˈneks, ˈæneks/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 BEAT/DEFEATto take control of a country or area next to your own, especially by using force 🔊 The Baltic republics were annexed by the Soviet Union in 1940.annexation /ˌænekˈseɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
annexPlanning Director Jerry Flannery is attempting to annex 1260 acres of vacant land next to the city.It may be that as the town of Mallia grew, it outgrew its local territory and annexed the adjacent Lasithi territory.In 1783 she proceeded to annex the nominally independent Crimea and to construct a large Black Sea fleet.Athens annexed their lands and settled on them 4,000 Athenians as small-holders.Its troops have fought in Bosnia, and in practice Western Hercegovina is annexed to it.Zululand was annexed to Natal in 1897.
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Verb table
annex
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyannex
he, she, itannexes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyannexed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave annexed
he, she, ithas annexed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad annexed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill annex
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have annexed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam annexing
he, she, itis annexing
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you, we, theyare annexing
Past
I, he, she, itwas annexing
you, we, theywere annexing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been annexing
he, she, ithas been annexing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been annexing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be annexing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been annexing
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