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access noun

['@k ses] = /ˈækses/
  1. If you have access to information, knowledge, etc., you can get that information. For example, you can use the Internet or you can read a book to learn about it.
    If you know English, you have access to almost all the information on the Internet.
    The president has access to secret information about nuclear weapons.
    The secretary could not help me because she didn’t have access to the information I needed. I had to ask the director.
    The Internet gives you access to information and entertainment.
    How did the spy get access to the secret information?
  2. If you have access to a person, you can contact or meet that person.
    The senator has access to the president.