Meaning of ACCORD in English

ACCORD

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a peace treaty/agreement/accord

The formal signing of the peace agreement took place in Lisbon on May 31.

according to an estimate

According to some estimates, an acre of forest is cleared every minute.

according to the figures

According to official figures, exam results have improved again this year.

according to

According to the police, his attackers beat him with a blunt instrument.

classified according to

Families are classified according to the father’s occupation.

extend/accord sb a welcome formal (= give someone a welcome )

Staff and students extended a warm welcome to visiting parents.

go according to plan (= happen in the way that was arranged )

If everything goes according to plan, we’ll finish in January.

proceeding according to plan

Work is proceeding according to plan .

the Gospel according to

the Gospel according to St Luke

went according to plan

Everything went according to plan , and we arrived on time.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

complete

Their complete accord with singer and songs makes for the most perfect symmetry.

They had been in complete accord with her work.

perfect

They drank the whole bottle in perfect accord .

■ NOUN

peace

Husseini was somewhat sidelined by the dramatic announcement of the secret Oslo peace accords in August 1993.

National elections called for under the peace accord are expected to place around Sept. 1.

Despite October's United Nations-brokered peace accord , landmines still maim about 300 people every month.

For the first year of the Dayton peace accords , international attention centered on Bosnia.

trade

They want Congress to require the administration to include more safeguards in trade accords .

A trade accord was signed in which each country accorded the other most-favoured-nation status.

Both camps support the trade accord .

■ VERB

reach

We must put into effect all that has been agreed upon, and reach an accord on everything that can be conceded.

To reach an accord , the government will likely have to devalue its currency, which would help boost exports.

sign

They argue that they signed the Oslo accords seven years ago.

The two sides signed a peace accord in 1994 after a nine-year civil war that killed 500, 000.

They also signed an accord on the formation of a North-South Joint Reconciliation Committee.

The day before the signing of the last accord , Maya sorcerers prayed for peace in ancient capitals destroyed by the conquistadors.

In February, federal government negotiators signed an accord with the Zapatista rebels that calls for expanding indigenous rights.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

cut your coat according to your cloth

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

For industry, these demands are intolerable, and companies have threatened to derail the accord if they are included.

She felt so good she stopped the remedy of her own accord but within 2 weeks began a period.

The Customs officer, policeman, and magistrate began to nod, at first uncertain, reluctant, then with growing accord .

The two sides signed a peace accord in 1994 after a nine-year civil war that killed 500, 000.

To reach an accord , the government will likely have to devalue its currency, which would help boost exports.

When I knocked the third time, the door opened of its own accord .

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

million

The Democrat won by 118, 550 votes out of the 68 million votes cast, according to the official tally.

That would raise a total of $ 75. 9 million , according to a copy of the filing obtained yesterday.

Estimates ranged from 33. 5 million to 42 million pounds, according to analysts surveyed by Bloomberg Business News.

Instead, the number was about 13 million , according to market research company International Data Corp.

Rouse has roughly $ 100 million in cash, according to company data.

The partnership hopes to receive more than $ 160 million , according to industry newsletter Thrift Liquidation Alert.

Last year, BankAmerica casual dressers raised $ 1. 25 million for charity, according to BankAmerica spokesman Russ Yarrow.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The law requires that racial minorities be accorded equal access to housing.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At least she had accorded him the Monsieur.

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