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English definition of “according to”

according to

preposition (OPINION)    /əˈkɔː.dɪŋˌtuː/ US  /-ˈkɔːr-/
B1 as stated by: According to Sarah they're not getting on very well at the moment . According to our records you owe us $130.Quoting and making references Grammar:According to
(Definition of according to preposition (OPINION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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