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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADHESION

So to a man they gave in their adhesion in that quarter of the country.

The pleura and diaphragm also showed a good deal of disease and some adhesion.

The adhesion of Richelieu and the advocacy of Chapelain insured their triumph.

With the adhesion of New York all serious anxiety came to an end.

It is the adhesion of woman to this view of the case which puzzles us a little at first.

The protocol was converted into a treaty by the adhesion of Belgium on November 15.

In other instances it is due to an adhesion of the pedicel to the side of the fruit.

Upon the establishment of the Empire he gave his adhesion to Napoleon.

And no doubt up to this point he gave his adhesion to the words of the preacher.

The attendant judges, each in his place, now added their adhesion.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from French adhésion or directly from Latin adhaesionem (nominative adhaesio) "a sticking to," noun of action from past participle stem of adhaerare (see adherent).

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