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accord
used in Outliers

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Definition
in keeping with; or in agreement/harmony/unity with
This sense of accord is often seen in the form according to or accordingly where it can take on more specific meanings. For example:
  • "According to Kim, ..." — as stated by
  • "To each according to her ability." — based upon
  • "Points are scored according to how well they perform." — depending upon
  • "The dose is calculated according to body weight." — in proportion to
  • "We got a flat tire. Accordingly, I pulled to the side of the road." — because of what was just said; or as a result
  • According to another of the controllers who handled 052 that night, Klotz spoke "in a very nonchalant manner There was no urgency in the voice."
    Chapter 7 (39% in)
  • Hofstede argued, for example, that cultures can be usefully distinguished according to how much they expect individuals to look after themselves.
    Chapter 7 (56% in)
  • Here are the top five "uncertainty avoidance" countries, according to Hofstede's database, that is, the countries most reliant on rules and plans and most likely to stick to procedure regardless of circumstances: 1.
    Chapter 7 (57% in)
  • It is possible, in fact, to rank all the participating countries according to how many items their students answer on the questionnaire.
    Chapter 8 (90% in)

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