Part of speech: noun

Attainment; assent; agreement; person or thing added.

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Usage examples "accession":

  1. " He probably never received at one time before so large an accession to his collection of rare animals. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. The only accession which the Roman empire received during the first century of the Christian era was the province of Britain. - "The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886", Ministry of Education.
  3. William had a steady countenance, a stern brow, and a majestic walk; all of which this new accession, this holy calling to religious vows, rather increased than diminished. - "Nature and Art", Mrs. Inchbald.