ac·​cor·​dant | \ ə-ˈkȯr-dᵊnt How to pronounce accordant (audio) \

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accordantly adverb

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a decision accordant with previous policy regarding unpaid leave
Recent Examples on the Web Bobay resigns Following the relocation and accordant resignation of Milpitas Unified School District Board of Education, resigned earlier this month in anticipation of his moving to Texas. Anne Gelhaus, The Mercury News, "Milpitas community briefs for the week of July 19," 19 July 2019 Join the movement to end gun violence: Text ACT to — Kevin Bacon (@kevinbacon) February 15, 2018 Prayers without accordant action are silent lies told to oneself, heard by no God, amounting to nothing. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Britney Spears, Fifth Harmony & More Respond to Florida Shooting: See Their Reactions," 14 Feb. 2018 Prayers without accordant action are silent lies told to oneself, heard by no God, amounting to nothing. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, "Florida school shooting: Ellen DeGeneres, Kim Kardashian West react on Twitter," 14 Feb. 2018 And accordant with the band's two previous LPs -- carrying a noticeable progression in both songwriting and production from their 2011 debut, First Born -- DISPOSE is the band's most polished and cohesive work to date. Brian Leak, Billboard, "The Plot In You Scale Back the Screams On 'DISPOSE' Album: Exclusive Premiere," 15 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of accordant

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for accordant

Middle English acordaunt, acordant, borrowed from Anglo-French acordant, accordant, from present participle of acorder "to accord entry 1"

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“Accordant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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