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accord  


      n  
1    agreement; conformity; accordance (esp. in the phrase in accord with)  
2    consent or concurrence of opinion  
3    with one accord   unanimously  
4    pleasing relationship between sounds, colours, etc.; harmony  
5    a settlement of differences, as between nations; compromise  
6    of one's own accord          voluntarily  
      vb  
7    to be or cause to be in harmony or agreement  
8    tr   to grant; bestow  
     (C12: via Old French from Latin ad- to + cord-, stem of cor heart)  
  accordable      adj  
  accorder      n  
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accord  
      n  
1    agreement; conformity; accordance (esp. in the phrase in accord with)  
2    consent or concurrence of opinion  
3    with one accord   unanimously  
4    pleasing relationship between sounds, colours, etc.; harmony  
5    a settlement of differences, as between nations; compromise  
6    of one's own accord   voluntarily  
      vb  
7    to be or cause to be in harmony or agreement  
8    tr   to grant; bestow  
     (C12: via Old French from Latin ad- to + cord-, stem of cor heart)  
  accordable      adj  
  accorder      n  


Meech Lake Accord  
      n   the agreement reached in 1987 at Meech Lake, Quebec, at a Canadian federal-provincial conference that accepted Quebec's conditions for signing the Constitution Act of 1982. The Accord lapsed when the legislatures of two provinces, Newfoundland and Quebec, failed to ratify it by the deadline of June 23, 1990  

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accord  


      vb  
1    agree, assent, be in tune     (informal)   concur, conform, correspond, fit, harmonize, match, suit, tally  
2    allow, bestow, concede, confer, endow, give, grant, present, render, tender, vouchsafe  
      n  
3    accordance, agreement, assent, concert, concurrence, conformity, congruence, correspondence, harmony, rapport, sympathy, unanimity, unison  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb  
1    conflict, contrast, differ, disagree, discord  
2    hold back, refuse, withhold  
      n   conflict, contention, disagreement, discord  

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exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
be kept waiting
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
v.
spoil someone's plans; spoil someone's pleasure or joy.
I hate to rain on your parade, but we will not be able to host your birthday party next week.
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
exp.
Symbolically killing one’s internet unique identity.
[Tech.]
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
exp.
The choice of web suicide or deletion of interactions for one’s own amounts to web death with regard to ones internet life.
[Tech.]
n.
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
exp.
A set of one’s web assets, created with the intention of facilitating the transference of online assets and value upon ones death.
[Tech.]
n.
a photo of one's suntanned legs usually taken with a smartphone and shared on social media
[Neologism] combination of "legs" and "selfie". Legsies are commonly used to brag about one's vacation
exp.
The rights of ownership and power for transference of one’s web assets belong to the individual.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
v.
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
n.
one who solves people's problems
n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
exp.
a poetic or humorous way of expressing one's fervent wish for somehting
oh for a bit of sunshine!
exp.
Built up System within the web, whereby one’s web assts can be gathered and stored.
[Tech.]
n.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
exp.
A digital method to shift or attribute the ownership and rights of online access to one’s online assts to another.
[Tech.]
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
n.
the fear of being unable to use one's mobile phone
This can happen when losing the device, when out of battery, credit or network coverage

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