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ac·cede / akˈsēd/ • v. [intr.] formal 1. assent or agree to a demand, request, or treaty: the authorities did not accede to the strikers' demands. 2. assume an office or position: he acceded to the post of director. ∎  become a member of a community or organization: Albania acceded to the IMF in 1990.

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accede XV. — L. accēdere, f. AC- + cēdere go (CEDE); cf. (O)F. accéder.
So accession XVI. — L. accessiō, -ōn-, f. access-, pp. stem of accēdere.

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ACCEDE

To consent or to agree, as to accede to another's point of view. To enter an office or to accept a position, as to accede to the presidency.

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