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Definition of Access

Access

  1. A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince.
  2. The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land.
  3. Admission to sexual intercourse.
  4. Increase by something added; addition; as, an access of territory. [In this sense accession is more generally used.]
  5. An onset, attack, or fit of disease.
  6. A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury.

Access Quotations

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement. - Peter Drucker
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
Peter Drucker

Breast cancer alone kills some 458,000 people each year, according to the World Health Organization, mainly in low- and middle-income countries. It has got to be a priority to ensure that more women can access gene testing and lifesaving preventive treatment, whatever their means and background, wherever they live.
Angelina Jolie

If I were not African, I wonder whether it would be clear to me that Africa is a place where the people do not need limp gifts of fish but sturdy fishing rods and fair access to the pond. I wonder whether I would realize that while African nations have a failure of leadership, they also have dynamic people with agency and voices.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

World fertility surveys indicate that anywhere from one third to one half of the babies born in the Third World would not be if their mothers had access to cheap, reliable family planning, had enough personal empowerment to stand up to their husbands and relatives, and could choose their own family size.
Donella Meadows

A library is a place that is a repository of information and gives every citizen equal access to it. That includes health information. And mental health information. It's a community space. It's a place of safety, a haven from the world.
Neil Gaiman
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Access Translations

access in Dutch is oprijlaan, oprit
access in German is Zugriff, Einsicht, Zugriff, Zutritt, Zugang
access in Italian is entratura
access in Norwegian is adgang
access in Portuguese is acesso, ataque
access in Spanish is instinto, entendimiento, acceso, acceso
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