accord


accord
ac|cord1 [əˈko:d US -o:rd] n
[Date: 1200-1300; : Old French; Origin: acort, from acorder; ACCORD2]
1.) of sb's/sth's own accord
without being asked or forced to do something
He decided to go of his own accord.
The door seemed to move of its own accord.
2.) [U] formal
a situation in which two people, ideas, or statements agree with each other
be in accord with sth
These results are in accord with earlier research.
in perfect/complete accord
It is important to the success of any firm that its partners should be in complete accord.
3.)
a formal agreement between countries or groups
the Helsinki accord on human rights
4.) with one accord
formal if two or more people do something with one accord, they do it together or at the same time
There was a silence as the women turned with one accord to stare at Doreen.
accord 2
accord2 v formal
[Date: 1100-1200; : Old French; Origin: acorder, from Vulgar Latin accordare, from Latin ad- 'to' + cor 'heart']
1.) [T]
to give someone or something special attention or a particular type of treatment
You will not be accorded any special treatment.
accord sth to sth/sb
Every school accords high priority to the quality of teaching.
2.) accord with sth
to match or agree with something
The punishments accorded with the current code of discipline.

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