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accord

noun [C or U] uk   /əˈkɔːd/  us   /-ˈkɔːrd/
(a formal) agreement: On 31 May the two leaders signed a peace accord. Before 1987, the accord between the Labour government and the unions was a simple affair. The project is completely in accord with government policy.of your own accord C2 If you do something of your own accord, you do it without being asked to do it: She came of her own accord. No one asked her to come.with one accord formal If people do something with one accord, they do it together and in complete agreement: With one accord, the delegates walked out of the conference.
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verb [T] uk   /əˈkɔːd/  us   /-ˈkɔːrd/ formal
to treat someone specially, usually by showing respect: [+ two objects] The massed crowds of supporters accorded him a hero's welcome. Certainly in our society teachers don't enjoy the respect that is accorded to doctors and lawyers.
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Translations of “accord”
in Arabic اتِّفاق…
in Korean 합의…
in Malaysian bertepatan, memberikan…
in French concorder (avec), accorder…
in Turkish ülkeler arasındaki resmi antlaşma…
in Italian accordo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一致, 符合, 協議…
in Russian соглашение…
in Polish porozumienie…
in Vietnamese phù hợp, dành cho…
in Spanish concordar (con), conceder…
in Portuguese acordo, tratado…
in Thai สอดคล้อง, ให้…
in German übereinstimmen, gewähren…
in Catalan acord…
in Japanese 合意, 協定…
in Indonesian cocok, setuju, memberi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一致, 符合, 协议…
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