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Definition: Annexation


Full Definition of Annexation

The process whereby a city expands its boundaries to include a specific geographic area. Most states require a public vote be held within the city and the area to be annexed in order to determine public approval. Annexation can also refer to the process where personal property becomes attached to real property.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Annexation. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 02, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Annexation. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 02, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Annexation are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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