accessory : Common Errors in English


There’s an “ack” sound at the beginning of this word, though some mispronounce it as if the two “C’s” were to be sounded the same as the two “SS’s.”

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  • n  clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
  • n  a supplementary component that improves capability
  • n  someone who helps another person commit a crime
  • s  aiding and abetting in a crime
    he was charged with being accessory to the crime
  • s  furnishing added support
News & Articles

  • Avon Looks At Revising Regulations On In-Law Apartments
    Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Avon Facebook Page The town is considering new regulations that would permit larger accessory – or "in-law" -- apartments in town but put more requirements on homeowners who have them.
    June 21, 2013 - FOX CT Hartford
  • Most Wanted: Albert Jamar Bell
    Summerville Police are looking for 19 year old Albert Jamar Bell. Bell is wanted on charges of accessory after the fact of attempted murder and burglary 1st degree. Police say on May 23, 2013, Bell drove an armed gunman to an apartment on Pintail Drive. Investigators say Bell waited outside while a woman was shot during a robbery and later picked up the suspected shooter.
    June 21, 2013 - Live 5 News Charleston
  • The NEW CognitiveTPG Spill Guard!
    CognitiveTPG is pleased to introduce a new accessory designed to provide their A798 and A799 receipt printers with an added level of protection from environmental hazards. The easy to install spill guard retails for $20 and offers supplementary defense against daily spills and splashes that are particularly inherent to the hospitality food service industry.
    June 20, 2013 - RetailSolutionsOnline