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Definition of accordance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

accordance

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əˈkɔːdns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkɔːrdns//
 
 
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Word Origin Middle English: from Old French acordance, from acorder ‘bring to an agreement’, from Latin ad- ‘to’ + cor, cord- ‘heart’; influenced by concord.Idioms
in accordance with something
 
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(formal) according to a rule or the way that somebody says that something should be done in accordance with legal requirements We acted in accordance with my parents’ wishes.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: accordance