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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A building attached to a larger building.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A building attached to a larger building. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To add to something earlier, larger, or more important. To incorporate (a country or other territory) within the domain of a state.

Usage examples (38)
  • The library stored only fiction in its new annex.
  • Verb (used with object) : Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia
  • Noun : The emergency room is in the annex of the main building. ,an annex to a treaty
  • "This is what we call our annex -- the annex to our camp." for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''Annex" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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