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English definition of “accord”

accord

verb [T]     /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.Giving, providing and supplying
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