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annex
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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as in: annexed the community Define
to take territory -- such as a city making land outside of it a part of the city
  • I propos’d to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annex’d to each, than a few names with more ideas; and I included under thirteen names of virtues all that at that time occurr’d to me as necessary or desirable, and annexed to each a short precept, which fully express’d the extent I gave to its meaning.

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  • The county annexed the rural community where we live.
  • Hitler annexed Lithuania.

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  • I propos’d to myself, for the sake of clearness, to use rather more names, with fewer ideas annex’d to each, than a few names with more ideas; and I included under thirteen names of virtues all that at that time occurr’d to me as necessary or desirable, and annexed to each a short precept, which fully express’d the extent I gave to its meaning.

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as in: annexed the community Define
to take territory -- such as a city making land outside of it a part of the city
as in: annex of the main building Define
an addition that extends a main building or: to attach something -- especially to something larger or more important
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