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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
according to a particular law, agreement, or system
according to rules or laws
according only to how good someone or something is, not for any other reason
according to the rules
used for saying that something changes or is different depending on the situation
according to the law, what other countries believe is right etc
in agreement with or according to a particular rule or law
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
the sail behind the main sail on a ship
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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