as per vs in accordance with : Common Errors in English

About as per vs in accordance with

“Enclosed is the shipment of #2 toggle bolts as per your order of June 14” writes the businessman, unaware that not only is the “as” redundant, he is sounding very old-fashioned and pretentious. The meaning is “in accordance with,” or “in response to the request made”; but it is better to avoid these cumbersome substitutes altogether: “Enclosed is the shipment of bolts you ordered June 14.”

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  • Chelsea Transfer Tracker: News and Rumours for the Week of June 17

    So Jose Mourinho has returned and, as per the club's announcement last week, German international Andre Schurrle will be joining Chelsea this summer. If you think the Blues' summer transfer dealings are done there though, think again. The Londoners haven't won the Premier League title since 2010, and with their Portuguese manager back at the club he proclaims to love the most, we can expect more ...
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

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  1. Harvard pursues Devens policing contract

    Part 1 of a 2-part story By M.E. Jones Correspondent DEVENS -- With the current contract to provide police services in Devens set to expire next year, MassDevelopment, in accordance with Chapter 498, state legislation that spells out the structures and procedures by which the agency operates the former military base, recently sent out
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Harvard Hillside

  2. Ratos's new issue of preference shares fully subscribed

    This information is published in accordance with the Swedish Securities Act, the Financial Instruments Trading Act or demands made in the exchange rules. Not for release, publication or distribution, directly ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

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