in accordance with


: in a way that agrees with or follows (something, such as a rule or request)
In accordance with your request, I am sending a copy of my book.
His funeral will be private, in accordance with his wishes.
The soldiers said they acted in accordance with his orders.

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Recent Examples on the Web Halal meat must be from certain cuts, humanely slaughtered and prepared in accordance with Islamic dietary law as laid out in the Quran. Megan Woolard, Journal Sentinel, 26 Aug. 2023 Depp was awarded $10 million in compensatory damages, plus $5 million in punitive damages — which were reduced to $350,000 in accordance with the state’s statutory cap. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 25 Aug. 2023 So far this year, in 22 US states, transgender kids in kindergarten through 12th grade, and in some states trans college students as well, are banned from participating in sports in accordance with their gender identity, and similar federal legislation has been introduced as well. Joanna Hoffman, SELF, 24 Aug. 2023 San Diego and Poway, which is expected to start enforcing its camping ban this week, have ordinances that were intended to be in accordance with the Martin v. Boise federal ruling, which prohibits a person from being cited for sleeping outside if no shelter beds are available. Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Aug. 2023 The number of antlerless harvest opportunities varies by deer management unit in accordance with local deer population levels. Paul A. Smith, Journal Sentinel, 13 Aug. 2023 Both requests are in accordance with the ceasefire agreement of November 2020. Eve Brennan, CNN, 12 Aug. 2023 The exponential assembly is an eight-foot cube which contains 30 tons of graphite into which 2-1/2 tons of uranium have been placed in accordance with a pre-determined lattice-type arrangement. Angie Leventis Lourgos, Chicago Tribune, 2 Aug. 2023 The greenhouse was completely renovated and transformed between 1985 and 1990 into a livable residence in accordance with the authorization by the Superintendency for Cultural and Artistic Heritage. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 2 Aug. 2023 See More

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