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Annexation

acquisition of a state's territory by another state

Annexation (Latin: ad "to" and nexus "joining") is the forceful takeover of one state's territory by another.

Annexation is a one-sided act where one territory is seized and held by another.[1]

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  1. Hofmann, Rainer 2013. "Annexation". Annexation. Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law. Oxford University Press.