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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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Similarly, Nehru & Patel tried hard to prevent the states from opting 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.''
France would become the first European nation to accede to the treaty, which has already been joined by China, Japan, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, India and Pakistan.
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.
The AMSA has published warnings to trainees about the practice and has gone so far as to advise trainees (both medical students and residents) not to accede to a demand by medical educators to submit on record to psychiatric intervention.
Under the current law, if a WLAN network is deemed to be a "telecommunications circuit," JR would have been under much more obligation to accede to the request, and MIS could have appealed to the ministry for arbitration if JR did refuse.
We are looking for it to accede to the Chemical Weapons Convention, as promised in 2001."
Even the Van Lancker report admits that "reproductive health remains merely within the competence of member states." However, Parliament's approval of this report signals that there is increasing pressure, endorsed by most EU states and spearheaded by Nordic countries, to accede to their social agenda.
For instance, substance abusers may pursue an uninhibited lifestyle in a peer group that condones promiscuity, whereas depressed youngsters may accede to the sexual demands of their first boyfriend or girlfriend.
Born in 1912, Smith experienced a sort of time lag in his artistic career that caused him to accede to relative fame alongside the Minimalists, beginning in 1966 with his first solo exhibition and his appearance in "Primary Structures" at the Jewish Museum in New York.
Bidwell," shouts an outraged protocol officer, "that Lee Iacocca will not accede to the wishes of the President of the United States?"
This allows Canada to now accede to the Convention alongside France, the United Kingdom, and 40 other countries.
Saying it was appropriate to accede to the framework, Minister Molefhi said it meant being 'part of the continental family where you allow others to give a view about us and assist in building and creating robust oversight institutions.'
Malaysia is among the 14 countries in the world yet to accede to the ICERD, which has been ratified by numerous Muslim-majority countries, such as Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey and Jordan.