Definition of accordingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    accordingly

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//əˈkɔːdɪŋli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈkɔːrdɪŋli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that is appropriate to what has been done or said in a particular situation We have to discover his plans and act accordingly.
  2. 2(used especially at the beginning of a sentence) for that reason synonym therefore The cost of materials rose sharply last year. Accordingly, we were forced to increase our prices.
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