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Definitions of accession:
  • noun:   the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)
    Example: "Elizabeth's accession in 1558"
  • noun:   agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly)
    Example: "Accession to such demands would set a dangerous precedent"
  • noun:   something added to what you already have
    Example: "The librarian shelved the new accessions"
  • noun:   (civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement
  • noun:   a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)
    Example: "The art collectin grew through accession"
  • noun:   the right to enter
  • verb:   make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library

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