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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old French
Origin: acorder, from Vulgar Latin accordare, from Latin ad- 'to' + cor 'heart'


2 verb
accord2 formal
1 [transitive] to give someone or something special attention or a particular type of treatment:
You will not be accorded any special treatment.
accord something to something/somebody
Every school accords high priority to the quality of teaching.

accord with something

to match or agree with something:
The punishments accorded with the current code of discipline.

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