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Meaning of “accordance” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of accordance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"accordance" in American English

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accordancenoun

 us   /əˈkɔr·dəns/
  • accordance noun (AGREEMENT)

in accordance with If you do something in accordance with a ​rule, you ​follow or ​obey it: In accordance with ​schoolrules, the ​teacherasked him to ​remove his ​hat when inside the ​building.
(Definition of accordance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"accordance" in Business English

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accordancenoun [U]

uk   us   /əˈkɔːdəns/
in accordance with a rule/law/standard, etc. obeying a ​rule, ​law, ​standard, etc.: A ​spokesman insisted the ​money had been ​spent in accordance with strict guidelines.
(Definition of accordance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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