access · noun U /ˈæ view
B1 the right or opportunity to use or look at something
Dictionary examples:

Internet access

The system has been designed to give the user quick and easy access to the required information.

Learner example:

I would suggest free Internet access as an extra facility in our library. (First Certificate in English; B2; Swiss German)

access (METHOD)
B1 the way in which you can enter a place or get to a place
Dictionary examples:

disabled access

The only access to the island is by boat.

Learner example:

[I]t will be tempting for the companies in town to move out where there is more space for expansion and easier access by trucks and cars. (First Certificate in English; B2; Danish)

access · verb T /ˈæ
B2 to find or see information, especially using a computer
Dictionary example:

You can access the files over the Internet.

Learner example:

We have more time to stay together at home, because we can access [the] internet at home. (First Certificate in English; B2; Thai)

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