Meaning of “accordance” in the English Dictionary

"accordance" in American English

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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 school rules, the teacher asked him to remove his hat when inside the building.

(Definition of “accordance” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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accordancenoun [ U ]

uk /əˈkɔːdəns/ us
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)