of one's own accord

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Definition of of one's own accord

used to indicate that someone does something because he or she wants to, not because someone has asked the person or forced him or her to do it They left of their own accord.

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of one's choice

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“Of one's own accord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20one%27s%20own%20accord. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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