Example sentences for: accede

How can you use “accede” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Congress and the president appear ready to accede to their demands.

  • Repeating the claims of Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng, the essay says China needs American business and will accede to human rights demands to keep it.

  • The Post looks on the bright side of things, noting Dole's assertion that Kosovar acquiescence might pressure Milosevic to accede.

  • Ankara was reluctant to accede because of fears that the EU would pressure Turkey to relinquish its claim to Cyprus.

  • But O'Brien, who has always been opposed to making deals with Sinn Fein, noted that there was now less open emphasis in Ireland on peace than on a breakthrough for Irish nationalism, and he added that an article in the Sunday Business Post--the Dublin newspaper most sympathetic to Sinn Fein--had rather given the game away with an article that said, "[T]he IRA, which is likely to maintain its ceasefire for several months, will almost certainly resist any attempt to accede to unionist demands for actual decommissioning of weapons by early summer."


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