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accession
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a king's accession to a confederacy.
3. The act by which one power becomes party to engagements already in force between other powers.
4. The invasion, approach, or commencement of a disease; a fit or paroxysm.
6. A mode of acquiring property, by which the owner of a corporeal substance which receives an addition by growth, or by labor, has a right to the part or thing added, or the improvement ( provided the thing is not changed into a different species). Thus, the owner of a cow becomes the owner of her calf.
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