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reach an accord

To achieve some agreement, settlement, or compromise (with someone), especially after a period of debate, argument, negotiation, etc. The state prosecutors say they have reached an accord with the CEO regarding his suspected involvement in racketeering. The heads of state reached an accord to implement a new trade deal between the six countries.
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reach an accord (with someone)

 and reach an agreement (with someone)
to come to an agreement with someone. I hope that we can reach an accord with the union so work can start again. We will try one more time to reach an agreement with you. We reached an agreement and signed a contract.
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"We will train the trainers after we reach accords with those in charge of the schools in the area," she said.
Horton said the inability of AA to reach accords on new labor contracts with its three largest unions Ohas created uncertainty all around.O AA management will enter Omediated sessionsO this week with the work groups and a judge appointed by the bankruptcy court to help the sides overcome their differences, he noted.
The events during this visit of our premier make it super obvious that there is no point in trying to reach accords with US verbally.These people in the US media are obviously untrustworthy, are interested in exploiting any peace agreement only for their own cause and simply have little to gain from an end to conflict.
Hemayet said Bangladesh and China will reach accords on a Kunming-Dhaka-Beijing air route and road communications on the Kunming-Myanmar-Cox's Bazar roadway.
Koizumi told Chretien it would be difficult to iron out a comprehensive agreement at the Bonn meeting, but that participants should aim to reach accords on individual items, the Japanese official said.