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accordnoun [C/U]

 us   /əˈkɔrd/
  • accord noun [C/U] (AGREEMENT)

a ​formalagreement, or the ​condition of ​agreeing: [C] Both ​partiessigned an accord last ​week in Geneva that may ​finallybring an end to the ​conflict. Accord also ​meansagreement: [U] The ​officeracted in accord with Florida ​law.

accordverb [T]

 us   /əˈkɔrd/ fml
  • accord verb [T] (GIVE)

to give ​officially something ​desirable: Reporters ​asked why the ​UnitedStates did not accord ​fullrecognition to the new ​government.
(Definition of accord from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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accordnoun [C or U]

uk   /əˈkɔːd/  us   /-ˈkɔːrd/
(a ​formal) ​agreement: On 31 May the two ​leaderssigned a peace accord. Before 1987, the accord between the ​Labourgovernment and the ​unions was a ​simpleaffair. The ​project is ​completely in accord withgovernmentpolicy.of your own accord C2 If you do something of ​your own accord, you do it without being ​asked to do it: She came of her own accord. No one ​asked her to come.with one accord formal If ​people do something with one accord, they do it together and in ​completeagreement: With one accord, the ​delegateswalked out of the ​conference.

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accordverb [T]

uk   /əˈkɔːd/  us   /-ˈkɔːrd/ formal
(Definition of accord from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accord”
in Korean 합의…
in Arabic اتِّفاق…
in Malaysian bertepatan, memberikan…
in French concorder (avec), accorder…
in Russian соглашение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一致, 符合, 協議…
in Italian accordo…
in Turkish ülkeler arasındaki resmi antlaşma…
in Polish porozumienie…
in Spanish concordar (con), conceder…
in Vietnamese phù hợp, dành cho…
in Portuguese acordo, tratado…
in Thai สอดคล้อง, ให้…
in German übereinstimmen, gewähren…
in Catalan acord…
in Japanese 合意, 協定…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一致, 符合, 协议…
in Indonesian cocok, setuju, memberi…
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