Incorrect spelling, explanation: access is a word that causes a lot of spelling problems to both native users of English and its learners. The reason for that is that it features a double -c and a double -s letter, which is quite confusing. As a result, a common mistake is to spell access as
acsess. The latter form is wrong, though, so make sure you spell access correctly.
Correct spelling, explanation: access is a word that comes from Latin, but back then it had the form accedere and it had the function of a verb, which used to mean to approach. When access entered English in the early 17th century, it had a completely different meaning than the one it has today as it was a noun used to describe a sudden attack of illness.
Definition of access:
1. noun – a way of reaching a place or a person;
The only access to the building is by the main entrance.
2. verb – to be able to get inside someplace;
You need a special card if you want to access the university building.
Collocations with access:
Some common collocations with access include: gain access, public access, and free access.
If you want to gain access to this data, you need to know the password first.
It’s our government’s duty to provide public access to all the important information.
The road gives free access to all the facilities available at the resort.
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