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accede to

1. To agree to a set of terms, conditions, or demands. The government will not accede to the terrorist's demands.
2. To begin serving in a position of authority or in an official capacity. Come January, he will accede to the office of governor.
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accede to something

 
1. to agree to the terms or demands that someone has stated. We cannot accede to your demands.
2. to assume a position of power or authority; to begin serving in one's official capacity. She acceded to the office of mayor in January.
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Perhaps this was the reason that many princely states were willing to accede to Pakistan.
The Group emphasizes the need to place all nuclear facilities in the Middle East under comprehensive International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards, achieve the universality of the NPT and force Israel to accede to it" he said.
The documents note accession of Turkey ''can stimulate other countries to approach the ASEAN foreign ministers for the same favorable consideration for them to accede to the TAC.
Basically, applicants first join the EU, then enter the exchange rate mechanism (ERM II), and finally, when they meet the Maastricht convergence criteria, accede to monetary union.
Such exclusion would be illegal under Nicaraguan law; therefore, the Company is unable to accede to that demand.
Employee~s spouse / partner, adult child and the employee may also accede to any selected variant, not necessarily the same as the insured employee.
Over 10 TV hours, Darwyn must accede to Farik's rampant sadism to avoid blowing his cover while sneaking tantalizingly tiny bits of information to his bosses about future potential attacks.
ASEAN foreign ministers also wish to have Australia and New Zealand to accede to the treaty, even though Australia has reportedly said it may not be ready to sign the treaty soon.
I accede to your superior powers of prognostication.
According to the Act of Settlement of 1701, no person can accede to the throne, or remain in the line of succession, if he or she marries or becomes a Catholic.
As many of the markets of central and Eastern Europe accede to the European Union, this region has become the focus of attention for many western manufacturers, retailers and logistics companies.
In addition, to the extent that USTR believes that Russia is not fully implementing its WTO commitments or not sufficiently progressing to accede to the ITA and the GPA, the Report is to describe the actions that USTR plans to take to encourage Russia to improve its implementation of its commitments or increase its progress toward acceding, as the case may be.
North Korea ''has informed Singapore, as chairman of ASEAN, that it will accede to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia,'' Singapore's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
2363 would accede to the demands of Mexico regarding the punishment of such a crime.
But the seminar was aimed at helping prepare for the post-accession scenario when they will all accede to the Europol Convention and become full partners.