In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(agreement, harmony)acuerdo masculinoto be in accord with sb/sth — estar de acuerdo con algn/algo
- of one's own accord — (de) motu propio
- the children helped of their own accord — los niños ayudaron (de) motu propio / voluntariamente
- the wheel seemed to turn of its own accord — la rueda parecía girar por sí sola / por impulso propio
- with one accord — de común acuerdo
- The evolutionary psychologists and I are in accord in opposing conventional feminist assumptions.
- In addition, the negotiations by the EU aim at separate accords with each region, and no country may negotiate in more than one bloc.
- Next time a summit comes to Britain, he may find he and the protesters are not so sweetly in accord.
- Bulgaria has signed such accords with Croatia, Romania and Macedonia while talks with Albania were concluded last December.
- Our experts are in accord: nothing builds legs like squats because they're a compound movement that stimulates all major muscles of the legs.
- Yet the campaign by the IH to beautify the Irish home by emphasizing the domestic role of women was not met with universal accord by the female readers of the paper.
- The government committed to large expenditures in social welfare programs with the signing of the peace accords to end the civil war.
- Months after his visit in 1996, peace accords were signed.
- Given space constraints, I focus my response on the most salient areas of disagreement rather than the many issues on which we are in accord.
- Today, with peace accords signed, open elections have decided the current government.
- In exchange, Mexico gains preferential trade access to the countries with which it has signed trade accords.
- Not surprisingly, the initial aims of the association mainly concerned matters of mutual accord in the areas of trade and economy, shunning politics and the military.
- They weren't designed to tie the hands of those who signed the accords, while letting those who haven't do whatever they please.
- New Zealand has free-trade accords with Australia and Singapore, and is in talks on a partnership with Thailand.
- But social accord will not exist if, as a result of reform, people's spending increases by more than half while their wages go up only a quarter.
- Many political affiliations are passed down through the chain, with entire villages voting in accord during an election.
- The accords were written by community members and signed by those present.
- MPs across Greater Manchester are in accord in their hopes for 2002.
- It would be fair to say that, while we conversed amicably for what was a very long session, our views on international politics were not in accord.
- Some political analysts contend that the signing of the peace accords is the first step toward bringing an end to the civil wars that have long flourished in the two countries.
- This is only a small sample of the agreements, accords, and other legislation that Canada has passed and signed regarding diversity.
- Some of these meetings have resulted in accord and renewed resolve to work together.
- The two men were in accord as to how the world ‘should’ work.
- France is particularly resistant to change because it wants to maintain its traditional trade and aid accords with former colonies such as Morocco and Algeria.
- There has been a series of attempted peace accords, always ruptured before an election could be properly organized.
- Booklet photos show the couple in playful mood, and there is this wonderful sense of conviviality in their playing that denotes two musical minds in one accord.
- Glenmorangie also has distribution accords with Bacardi, which owns Dewar's Scotch whisky, and Drambuie Liqueur.
- And yet, it is quite significant that the representatives of differing groups and interests have reached accord by mutual compromise.
- The military has been staying out of politics since the peace accords were signed.
- Cheng said the government and the public were in accord on preservation of heritage sites.
- The peace accords divided the province into three separate ethnic areas with a federation presidency.
- These accords granted indigenous communities autonomy and respect for traditions and customs.
- This would meet at least once a year and try to implement existing treaties and other global accords affecting forests and overlogging.
- Indeed, they were not just in accord: they were symbiotic.
- In 1996, peace accords were signed to bring an end to the armed conflict and to strike at the root causes of war.
- For once in accord, Taylor and I rolled our eyes at each other.
- That is why peace talks and accords have failed and might likely continue to fail.
- One explanation for this lack of accord is the fact that a consensus about the subject of the right side of this wall was reached only recently.
- The committee worked in accord on the bill and saw it as a very high priority.
- The other European countries were not in accord.
2(treaty, understanding)acuerdo masculino
1(honor) conceder(honor) otorgar(honor) conferir(welcome) dar(priority/significance) conceder(priority/significance) darto accord sb an honor — concederle / otorgarle / conferirle a algn un honor
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