Definition of 'accessory'
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It has expanded to include a range of accessories and scooters for adults. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Accessories can make a plain outfit look unique and pulled together. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were then asked to choose various items to buy from a list, including clothes, office accessories and other products. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Getting the scale of decorative accessories right is also crucial. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We want to encourage the view of bicycles as a tool rather than a fashion accessory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Selling cars and selling car accessories are clearly two very different things. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Pick one colour and make your accessories match. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Stores have been reduced in size and refurbished to focus more on home appliances and accessories. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also offered other bathroom accessories and household goods. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You will notice that these items are all accessories. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She also has a range of accessories. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Harden up pretty dresses with tough accessories. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is an essential accessory for any testy superpower rivalry. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a recognition that accessories were as important as clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Think slick lifestyle accessories and sleek clothes for men and women. The Sun (2014)All products can be bought from most car accessory outlets. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What items count as accessories depends very much on your point of view. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)Recently they have launched a range of colourful accessories to appeal to woodwind players. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But then so did anybody whose dress and accessories matched too much. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is quality of life an accessory? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Quirky accessories make for a stylish January night out. The Sun (2015)A few made the corgis an essential accessory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This applies whether or not the accessories are used, and regardless of them being attached to the car permanently or not. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A Vatican computer technician was indicted as an accessory after the fact. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'accessory'
British English: accessory /əkˈsɛsərɪ/ NOUN
Accessories are extra parts added to something to make it more useful or decorative.
- American English: accessory
- Arabic: مُلْحَق
- Brazilian Portuguese: acessório
- Chinese: 附件
- Croatian: dodatak
- Czech: doplněk
- Danish: tilbehør
- Dutch: accessoire
- European Spanish: complemento
- Finnish: lisävaruste
- French: accessoire
- German: Zubehör
- Greek: εξάρτημα
- Italian: accessorio
- Japanese: 付属物
- Korean: 부속물
- Norwegian: tilbehør
- Polish: akcesoria
- European Portuguese: acessório
- Romanian: accesoriu
- Russian: аксессуар
- Spanish: accesorio
- Swedish: accessoar
- Thai: เครื่องประดับ
- Turkish: aksesuar
- Ukrainian: аксесуар
- Vietnamese: phụ kiện
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