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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.
See also: accord, reach
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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.
See also: accord, reach
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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