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verb [transitive] accompany pronunciation in American English /əˈkʌmpəni/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyaccompany
he/she/itaccompanies
present participleaccompanying
past tenseaccompanied
past participleaccompanied
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  1. 1
    formal to go with someone to a place or event
    Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  2. 2
    [often passive] to happen or exist while something else is happening
    A sore throat may be accompanied by fever.
    the poor social conditions that accompanied rapid industrialization
  3. 3
    to appear or be provided with something else, as an addition or explanation
    An illustrated catalog accompanies the exhibit.
    There was no accompanying note or letter.

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