Word : accord
noun: 1. A formal agreement. 2. Agreement or harmony.
verb tr.: To grant.
verb intr.: To fit in or to be harmonious.
From Old French acorder (to reconcile), from Latin accordare, from ad- (towards) + cor (heart). Ultimately from the Indo-European root kerd- (heart) that is also the source of cardiac, cordial, courage, concord, discord, and record. Earliest documented use: before 1121.
“India and the US yesterday signed an accord that will enable them to jointly secure their cyber spaces.”
Agreement With US on Cyber Space; Gulf Times (Qatar); Jul 19, 2011.
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