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Definition of accord noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  • a formal agreement between two organizations, countries, etc. The two sides signed a peace accord last July.
  • Idioms
    in accord (with something/somebody) (formal)
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    in agreement with This action would not be in accord with our policy. Botanists are not in complete accord about how many species exist.
    of your own accord
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    without being asked, forced, or helped He came back of his own accord. The symptoms will clear up of their own accord.
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