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According to something

according to

preposition

if you do something according to a plan, system, or set of rules, you do it in a way that agrees with or obeys that plan, system, or set of rules

under

adverb, preposition

according to a particular law, agreement, or system

by

adverb, preposition

according to rules or laws

on (someone’s/something’s) merit

according only to how good someone or something is, not for any other reason

depending on

according to

in accordance with

in a way that follows a rule, system, or someone’s wishes

strictly speaking

according to the rules

according to

preposition

used for saying that something changes or is different depending on the situation

in the eyes of the law/world etc

according to the law, what other countries believe is right etc

pursuant to something

in agreement with or according to a particular rule or law

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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