Definition of 'access'
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Example sentences containing 'access'
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Patients will also be able to download medical records to access information such as test results. The Sun (2016)Businesses and consumers say the smartphone has become the primary device they use to access the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They need access to the right help so they can rebuild their lives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three bases over the week give you access to the best bits. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He said staff could not access their computer systems to see which passengers had gone through security. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He says all he wants is an apartment with an easy access garage. The Sun (2016)The police gave us a crime number but it emerged the burglars gained access by using a front door key. The Sun (2016)We have called for urgent humanitarian access to besieged areas and have urged the government to establish a no-fly zone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All the equipment worn and carried by police officers is essential for their safety, and accessing this equipment beneath a burka would be impossible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Supposedly, it would give us a better room and access to the deluxe pool, reserved only for those in our wing. The Sun (2016)The principal concern is about access to information. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The officer admitted illegally accessing police files to track down the third woman and another woman. The Sun (2009)Voucher does not give preferential right of access. The Sun (2013)Regular passengers have priority access to waiting rooms and discounts on tickets. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was unclear whether investigators would have access to areas where the attacks took place. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That is part of the deal under which governments give it access. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Look for networks with protected access and use websites with secure connections. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Other subsidiaries hire out vehicles and access equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The government was considering new ways to target groups with poor access to computers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The assessments are expensive and gaining access to them can be difficult. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That presumes easy access to the most sensitive nuclear sites and a quick and efficient verification system. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Users can put in place screen locks and other security mechanisms to stop strangers accessing personal devices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We must do more to spread opportunity and improve access to good quality public services. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How can these things be delivered in ways that are simple to access and universally available? Times, Sunday Times (2006)People are picked up for any excuse and held for weeks without information or access to lawyers. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These proposals will not harm the right to access to justice enjoyed by all citizens. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It can also restrict access to areas of the school. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Only patients who can pay have been given access. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All rooms have access to an outdoor hot tub and are connected to the main building by glass walkways. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But charities said yesterday that diabetics may be denied free access to the equipment after a government consultation on funding. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And for the really tricky issues, advisers can use remote access to make changes to the settings on your computer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'access'
British English: access /ˈæksɛs/ NOUN
If you have access to a building or other place, you are able to go into it.
...unlimited access to the swimming pool.
- American English: access
- Arabic: وُصُول
- Brazilian Portuguese: acesso
- Chinese: 通道
- Croatian: pristup
- Czech: přístup
- Danish: adgang
- Dutch: toegang
- European Spanish: acceso
- Finnish: pääsy
- French: accès
- German: Zugang
- Greek: πρόσβαση
- Italian: accesso
- Japanese: 接近
- Korean: 접근
- Norwegian: tilgang
- Polish: dostęp
- European Portuguese: acesso
- Romanian: acces
- Russian: доступ
- Spanish: acceso
- Swedish: tillträde
- Thai: ทางเข้า
- Turkish: giriş geçiş
- Ukrainian: доступ
- Vietnamese: được phép vào
British English: access /ˈæksɛs/ VERB
If you access something, especially information held on a computer, you succeed in finding or obtaining it.
You've illegally accessed and misused confidential security files.
- American English: access
- Arabic: يَتَوَصَّلُ إِلى
- Brazilian Portuguese: acessar
- Chinese: 出入
- Croatian: pristupiti
- Czech: získat data z počítače
- Danish: skaffe sig adgang til
- Dutch: openen
- European Spanish: acceder
- Finnish: päästä sisään
- French: accéder à
- German: zugreifen auf
- Greek: προσπελαύνω
- Italian: accedere
- Japanese: アクセスする
- Korean: 접속하다
- Norwegian: få tilgang til
- Polish: uzyskać dostęp uzyskiwać dostęp
- European Portuguese: aceder
- Romanian: a accesa
- Russian: получить доступ
- Spanish: acceder
- Swedish: komma åt
- Thai: เข้าถึง
- Turkish: erişmek geçiş sağlamak
- Ukrainian: мати доступ
- Vietnamese: tiếp cận
Definition of access from the Collins English Dictionary
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