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EtymologyEdit

  • (compliance): First attested around 1300.
  • (agreement): First attested in the early 14th century.
  • accord +‎ -ance
  • From Old French acordance (agreeing, reconciliation, harmony)

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ə.ˈkɔɹd.əns/
  • (file)

NounEdit

accordance (countable and uncountable, plural accordances)

  1. Agreement; harmony; conformity; compliance.
  2. The act of granting something.

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