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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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References in classic literature ?
Loscombe has declined acceding to this request, for want of formal permission to disclose his client's proceedings after leaving Aldborough.
'Very good,' retorted the doctor; 'then so much the more reason for acceding to my proposition.'
Another 32 WTO members participate in the Committee on Government Procurement as observers, of which nine are in the process of acceding to the GPA.
"Looking back, His Majesty the Emperor Emeritus, since acceding to the throne, performed each of his duties in earnest for more than 30 years, while praying for world peace and happiness of the people, and at all times sharing in the joys and sorrows of the people," NHK quoted Emperor Naruhito as saying, expressing gratitude to his father.
Noor Farida pointed out that Malaysia would by acceding to the Rome Statute become a state party, which would then enable the country to refer matters such as the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 to the ICC prosecutor for prosecution.
In an interview prior to the accession, permanent secretary in the Ministry for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Mr Thuso Ramodimoosi said Botswana's acceding to the APRM was important because the country could not adequately assess itself in terms of good governance, democracy and rule of law.
A mechanism is now in place for this, with the Philippines under President Duterte acceding to it on Dec.
They cover of cats and cream: Britain and the CISG; whether adopting the CISG in Brazil is evolution or transplant; prospects, benefits, and dangers of expansion of the CISG: a case study of prescription drugs; from New Zealand mussels to New Zealand trucks: the (not so) "ordinary use" in Article 35(2); whether Vietnam should accede to the CISG: a comparative and quantitative study on the costs and benefits; potential and problems in Hong Kong and the Philippines acceding to the CISG; and whether commodity sales can be governed by the CISG.
He also expressed concern over the ongoing ambiguity attached to the Syrian Chemical Programme and the fate of some Syrian chemical weapons, especially before the Syrian regime acceding to the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons and the full responsibility of the Syrian regime to practically prove the denial of this ambiguity, in order to be assured that there are no remainder of any chemical weapons in its inventories.
He also expressed concern over the ongoing ambiguity attached to the Syrian Chemical Program and the fate of some Syrian chemical weapons, especially before the Syrian regime acceding to the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons and the full responsibility of the Syrian regime to practically prove the denial of this ambiguity, in order to be assured that there are no remainder of any chemical weapons in its inventories.
Acceding to Arab requests with regard to Jerusalem would not only show a blatant disregard for other faiths, it would also advance Islamic State goals.]]>
Mr Bryant wants to see the bar on Catholics (and those married to Catholics) from acceding to the throne removed, and says the rules giving male heirs precedence regardless of age should also go.
The organisation claims the Welsh Assembly Government is out of step with the rest of Britain in acceding to the ruling by the European Commission that only one person will be able to claim for support when Glastir is introduced in 2012.
Acceding to the press release, a talk show at private TV Channel Geo News Aaj Kamran Khan K Sath has telecasted a report that the commission in its interim report has said that malfunctioning of price fixing mechanism has allowed oil companies to make over Rs 80 billion illegally.