Example sentences for: accede

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

  • Unless he is so dense that light bends around him, he will accede to your request and be grateful that you spoke up.

  • It is a bit stupid to spend time debating who is more likely to accede to a toll increase--as the candidates did in New Jersey.

  • 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."

  • Its leading proponents are taking advantage of unprecedented political upheaval—as ten new Member States accede to the Union—to press their case for funding of basic research that is driven solely and independently by investigators themselves in the pursuit of excellence.

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