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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.
Still, other countries will be assured they can work with ASEAN in many ways, without having to accede to the treaty.
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.
We are offering them the opportunity to accede to an unprecedented, high-quality educational system.
Stigma was made on on behalf of the Arab Group the Israeli refusal to accede to the Treaty at the general discussion of the United Nations Disarmament Commission (UNDC), Egyptian Ambassador to the UN, Moataz Ahmadein Khalil.
The girl's noncustodial father has gone to court to force the mother to accede to the lifesaving operation.
The Company is not prepared to accede to Columbia's demands or to relinquish the right to be operator of this project.