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accordingly Line breaks: ac¦cord|ing¦ly
Pronunciation: /əˈkɔːdɪŋli/

Definition of accordingly in English:


1In a way that is appropriate to the particular circumstances: we have to discover what his plans are and act accordingly
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  • The basic message is that all fleet managers need to evaluate their own circumstances and act accordingly.
  • It would have been much more responsible of them had they accepted this and acted accordingly.
  • The more perceptive members of the group will be able to detect there's something wrong and act accordingly.
2 [sentence adverb] As a result; therefore: there was no breach of the rules; accordingly, there will be no disciplinary inquiry
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  • The rules of land law were accordingly altered in order to facilitate this process.
  • Intention is not capable of positive proof, and, accordingly, it is inferred from the overt acts.
  • The tenant for life of settled land holds the legal estate and accordingly has the right to occupy the property.
therefore, for that reason, consequently, so, as a result, as a consequence, in consequence, hence, thus, then, that being so, that being the case, on that account;
Latin ergo
formal whence
archaic wherefore, thence
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