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accord

noun [C/U]  /əˈkɔrd/ us  

accord noun [C/U] (AGREEMENT)

a formal agreement, or the condition of agreeing: [C] Both parties signed an accord last week in Geneva that may finally bring an end to the conflict. Accord also means agreement: [U] The officer acted in accord with Florida law.

accord

verb [T]  /əˈkɔrd/ fml us  

accord verb [T] (GIVE)

to give officially something desirable: Reporters asked why the United States did not accord full recognition to the new government.
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