accordance

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  • (compliance): First attested around 1300.
  • (agreement): First attested in the early 14th century.
  • accord +‎ -ance
  • From Old French acordance (agreeing, reconciliation, harmony)

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accordance (plural accordances)

  1. Agreement; harmony; conformity; compliance.
  2. The act of granting.

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