Translation of accession in Spanish:

accession

Pronunciation: /əkˈseʃən; ækˈseʃən/

noun/nombre

[formal]
  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (to position, office)accession (to sth) on his accession to manhood [formal] al llegar a la mayoría de edad on the accession of Prince Rupert al subir al trono el príncipe Rupert the accession of new members to the EU el ingreso de nuevos miembros a la UE since the accession of the new chairman desde que asumió sus funciones el nuevo presidente (before noun/delante del nombre) accession countries (for the EU) países (masculine plural) candidatos
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    • But Preston has been named as one of the nation's ‘Golden Cities’ to mark the 50th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne.
    • The Queen yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of her father's death - and of her accession to the throne - with a poignant visit to a cancer unit.
    • Albert's accession to the throne is a two-step event, with another ceremony expected to draw heads of state on November 19.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (agreement) [formal]accession (to sth) their accession to the treaty su adhesión al tratado his accession to our demands su aceptación de nuestras demandas
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    • It is in this context that the Russian side raises the question of linking NATO membership for certain states to their accession to the Agreement on Adaptation of the CFE Treaty.
    • Goff said accession to the treaty ‘signals that New Zealand is committed to closer engagement with ASEAN, and with Asia more generally.’
    • It said the two sides agreed to hold the signing ceremony for China's accession to the treaty at a meeting between Chinese and ASEAN leaders slated for October on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
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    • Twelve of these accessions were taken from collections of J. Bergelson and R. Mauricio.
    • All the accessions were collected from various regions of the Middle East.
    • To mark the occasion the museum's curators organized an exhibition featuring objects from the permanent collection, almost all of which were recent accessions specifically donated to celebrate the new building.
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    • The eastern frontier of the new Poland was fixed to run along the Curzon Line, while the question of the western border was left open, with a reference to ‘substantial accessions of territory in the north and west’.
    • After clearing of native vegetation, rainfall accessions to the groundwater has increased in the order of 10-fold over natural rates.

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