Translation of annexation in Spanish:

annexation

anexión, n.

Pronunciation /ˌanɛkˈseɪʃn//ˌænɛkˈseɪʃ(ə)n//ˌanəkˈseɪʃn/

noun

  • 1

    (act)
    anexión feminine
    anexionamiento masculine Southern Cone
    • Conquest and annexation of Zululand was completed only in the 1890s.
    • In Wales the threat of English invasion and annexation did not impose unity.
    • There were senators calling for the conquest and annexation of the whole of Mexico.
    • The annexation of Eritrea by Ethiopia in 1962 started off a bitter 30-year war of independence.
    • Seemingly the entire world agreed that Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait should be reversed.
    • Only a small part of the conquered territories suffered outright annexation.
  • 2

    (area annexed)
    territorio anexado masculine
    territorio anexionado masculine