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verb [transitive] formal accord pronunciation in British English /əˈkɔː(r)d/
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present tense
present participleaccording
past tenseaccorded
past participleaccorded
  1. to treat someone or something in a particular way, especially by giving them power, respect, or status
    accord something to someone: Some hunter-gatherer tribes accord high status to women.
    accord someone/something something: Their achievement has not always been accorded the recognition it deserves.

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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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