Translation of accede in Spanish:

accede

Pronunciation: /əkˈsiːd/

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[formal]
  • 1.1 (grant) to accede to sth [to demand/request] acceder a algo
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    • It is also this that has allowed us to accede to the request to accept President Aristide on to our shores.
    • The decision on a 10-6 vote came just five days after the same committee agreed unanimously not to accede to Mr Dempsey's request to change the format of the ministerial session.
    • There is also a possibility that Australia and New Zealand could be included, though it depends on the two countries agreeing to accede to ASEAN's nonaggression pact, known as the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation.
    1.2 (become a party) to accede to sth [to treaty/contract] suscribir* algo
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    • Churchill, who was in office when Elizabeth acceded to the throne in 1952, is thought to be the queen's favorite prime minister.
    • Instead, in May 1937, her shy husband acceded to the throne and she assumed what she once described as ‘this intolerable burden’.
    • Although the Queen acceded to the throne on February 6, 1952 on the death of her father, George VI, she was not crowned until 16 months later, such were the detailed arrangements to be put in place.
    1.3 (ascend) to accede to the throne subir or acceder al trono he acceded to the Presidency asumió la presidencia

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