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1 accord ˈkoɚd/ noun
plural accords
1 accord
ˈkoɚd/
noun
plural accords
Learner's definition of ACCORD
[count] : a formal or official agreement
[noncount] : a situation or state in which people or things agree

of its own accord

◊ If something happens of its own accord, it happens by itself without anyone causing it to happen.

of your own accord

◊ If you do something of your own accord, you do it because you want to, not because someone has asked you or forced you to do it.

with one accord

chiefly British, formal
: all together
2 accord ˈkoɚd/ verb
accords; accorded; according
2 accord
ˈkoɚd/
verb
accords; accorded; according
Learner's definition of ACCORD
[+ object] formal
: to give (something, such as special treatment or status) to someone or something

accord with

[phrasal verb]
accord with (something)
: to be in agreement with (something)
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