Learn how to say Access correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word access:
1 [mass noun] (often access to) the means or opportunity to approach or enter a place:
the staircase gives access to the top floor
the right or opportunity to use or benefit from something:
do you have access to a computer?
awards to help people gain access to training
the right or opportunity to approach or see someone:
we were denied access to our grandson
the process of obtaining or retrieving information stored in a computer’s memory:
this prevents unauthorized access or inadvertent deletion of the file
[as modifier] denoting broadcasting produced by minority and specialist interest groups, rather than by professionals:
2 [in singular] literary an attack or outburst of an emotion:
I was suddenly overcome with an access of rage
1approach or enter (a place):
single rooms have private facilities accessed via the balcony
2obtain or retrieve (computer data or a file):
information can be accessed from several files and displayed at the same time
Middle English (in the sense ‘sudden attack of illness’): from Latin accessus, from the verb accedere ‘to approach’ (see accede). access (sense 1 of the noun) is first recorded in the early 17th century
Remember that access is spelled with a double c and a double s.