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synonyms for annexation

  • incorporation
  • takeover
  • addition
  • appropriation
  • attachment
  • grab
  • increase
  • increment
  • merger

antonyms for annexation

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  • decrease
  • loss
  • subtraction
  • detachment
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How to use annexation in a sentence

After the annexation of Crimea, in 2014, Putin had hoped that the Minsk accords would lead to the creation of a federal system effectively guarantee the country’s neutrality.
THE MISCALCULATIONS AND MISSED OPPORTUNITIES THAT LED PUTIN TO WAR IN UKRAINEPHILIP SHORTAUGUST 3, 2022TIME
The Security Council is in need of reform—a country resorting to annexation, aggressive wars, and genocide should definitely not be its permanent member.
THE GLOBAL SYSTEM HAS FAILED. UKRAINE IS SHOWING THE WORLD HOW TO BUILD A BETTER ONEANDRIY YERMAKAPRIL 29, 2022TIME
The United States sanctioned Rosneft and Sechin in 2014, after Russia’s first invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea.
BP TO ‘EXIT’ ITS $14 BILLION STAKE IN RUSSIAN OIL GIANT IN STARK SIGN THAT WESTERN BUSINESS IS BREAKING TIES OVER UKRAINE INVASIONJEANNE WHALENFEBRUARY 27, 2022WASHINGTON POST
Both Gergiev and Matsuev had publicly endorsed Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea, signing an open letter after Russia’s Ministry of Culture called on artists and intellectuals to support the annexation.
CARNEGIE HALL CANCELS APPEARANCES BY PRO-PUTIN MUSICIANSKELSEY ABLESFEBRUARY 26, 2022WASHINGTON POST
In part, consumption of the piped-in gas from Russia was down because of sanctions the United States placed on Russia in 2014, following its annexation of the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine.
WHAT A KEY NATURAL-GAS PIPELINE HAS TO DO WITH THE RUSSIA-UKRAINE CRISISKELSEY D. ATHERTONFEBRUARY 23, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
The histories of the two parishes are intertwined, their shared border revised over the years by annexations for reasons both political and pragmatic.
“THEY SAW ME AND THOUGHT THE WORST”BY RICHARD A. WEBSTER, WRKF AND WWNO, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KATHLEEN FLYNN, SPECIAL TO PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 24, 2021PROPUBLICA
Whig reformer Henry Clay warned that annexation of Texas would mean war against Mexico on the southern border and with Britain in the north over Oregon.
NEW YORK’S FIRST CRIME BOSS: CAPTAIN ISAIAH RYNDERSMARK LAWRENCE SCHRADSEPTEMBER 10, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Since 1967 Israel has extended this framework to the occupied Palestinian territories, in a process known as “creeping annexation.”
ISRAEL-PALESTINE IS A STATE OF PERMANENT CONFLICT PUNCTUATED BY PERIODIC CARNAGE. ONLY THE WATCHING WORLD CAN STOP ITMOUIN RABBANIMAY 13, 2021TIME
LAFCO, which is governed by local and appointed elected officials, and is charged with determining boundary changes and annexations for public agencies, is currently reviewing our applications to leave the Water Authority.
WHY WE WANT OUT OF THE WATER AUTHORITYJENNIFER DEMEO AND HAYDEN HAMILTONMAY 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
During the past decade, the population of three cities has been materially increased through annexation.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
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WORDS RELATED TO ANNEXATION

  • accession
  • adding
  • adjoining
  • annexation
  • attachment
  • augmentation
  • enlargement
  • extension
  • inclusion
  • increasing
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