accord accord  /ə ˈkɔrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
  2. (n) concurrence of opinion
  3. (n) a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
  4. (n) sympathetic compatibility
  5. (v) go together
  6. (v) allow to have

Usage(s):

  1. The President says that the new Prime Minister will support the peace accord.
  2. The intractable dispute over assimilating the former guerrillas into the army, as per the terms of the peace accord signed in November 1984, could have led to a military coup.
  3. By coming up with a unity accord, Dinshaw wants to exit as a good statesman and give the impression that he was a unifier.

News

  1. Armistice Resources Inks Custom Milling Accord With QMX To Process 30,000 Tonnes of Ore; Both Cos Near Yr Lows

    Armistice Resources (AZ.TO) said it has reached an accord for ore from its McGarry gold mine in Ontario's Kirkland Lake to be processed at QMX Gold's (QMX.TO) facilities in Val-d'Or, Quebec. The
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Ethiopia ratifies Nile accord opposed by Egypt

    Ethiopia's parliament on Thursday ratified an accord that replaces colonial-era deals that awarded Egypt and Sudan the majority of the world's longest river. The vote comes amid a bout of verbal jousting ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Ethiopia ratifies Nile accord opposed by Egypt - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopia's parliament has endorsed the Nile River Cooperative Framework Agreement, an accord that replaces colonial-era deals that awarded Egypt and Sudan the majority water rights to the world's longest river.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

Quotes

  1. Yet President Obama, during a summit with Chinese leaders this week, noted that "our aim ...... is not a partial accord or a political declaration, but rather an accord that covers all of the issues in the negotiations and one that has immediate...
    on Nov 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. Mrs. Clinton emphasized that such a level of support was only possible "in the context of a strong accord in which all major economies stand behind meaningful mitigation actions and provide full transparency as to their implementation."
    on Dec 17, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: New York Times (blog)

  3. "During the Zeppelin years, Ahmet Ertegun was a major foundation of solidarity and accord," Plant said. "For us he was Atlantic Records and remained a close friend and conspirator - this performance stands alone as our tribute to the work and...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Robert Plant Source: MTV.com

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