Definition of accordance in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈkɔːd(ə)ns/


(in phrase in accordance with)
In a manner conforming with: the ballot was held in accordance with trade union rules
More example sentences
  • The pilots of both aircraft appear to have been acting in accordance with air traffic instructions.
  • Part of the deck was required to be removed in accordance with building regulations.
  • The bear was passed to the museum, with a copy of Miss Doherty's note, in accordance with her wishes.
in agreement with, in conformity with, in line with, commensurate with, in compliance with, true to, in fulfilment of, in obedience to, in the spirit of, following, honouring, heeding, observing


Middle English: from Old French acordance, from acorder 'bring to an agreement' (see accord).

Words that rhyme with accordance

concordance, discordance

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