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accord

Pronunciation: /əˈkɔːrd; əˈkɔːd/

Translation of accord in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (agreement, harmony) acuerdo (masculine) to be in accord with sb/sth estar* de acuerdo con algn/algo of one's own accord (de) motu propio, voluntariamente the children helped of their own accord los niños ayudaron (de) motu propio or voluntariamente the wheel seemed to turn of its own accord la rueda parecía girar por sí sola or por impulso propio with one accord de común acuerdo
  • 2 countable/numerable (treaty, understanding) acuerdo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Months after his visit in 1996, peace accords were signed.
    • In 1996, peace accords were signed to bring an end to the armed conflict and to strike at the root causes of war.
    • Today, with peace accords signed, open elections have decided the current government.
    Example sentences
    • Our experts are in accord: nothing builds legs like squats because they're a compound movement that stimulates all major muscles of the legs.
    • The two men were in accord as to how the world ‘should’ work.
    • Indeed, they were not just in accord: they were symbiotic.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

Phrasal verbs

accord with

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
(correspond to) [formal] [report/information] coincidir or concordar* con

Definition of accord in:

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