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English definition of “according to”

according to

preposition   /əˈkɔr·dɪŋ tu/
B1 as said by someone or as shown by something: According to the weather report , it will rain tomorrow .
based on a particular system or plan : Students are put in groups according to their ability .
(Definition of according to preposition from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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