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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 CEO regarding his suspected involvement in the racketeering allegations. 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)

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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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The new strikes came less than 24 hours after Russian and Turkish presidents Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan reached an accord.
Earlier on Sunday, Pakistan had reached an accord with the IMF for a three-year, $6 billion bailout package aimed at shoring up fragile public finances and strengthening a slowing economy.
The OPEC meeting in Vienna, last December, reached an accord on a reduction of 1.2 million barrels per day, 800,000 of which is the proportion of OPEC members and the rest of the producing countries outside the organization.
Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) has reached an accord with US states, under which the bank will pay the states to settle misdemeanour accusations that date as far back as 2009.
IDT Corp., a provider of international telephony and payment services and the largest US based carrier of international long distance calls, reached an accord with Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba SA (ETECSA), Cuba's national telecom provider, to exchange international long distance voice traffic between the United States and Cuba directly.
He went on to say agreements on cooperation were signed between Turkey and Punjab in diverse sectors and Turkish company had also reached an accord with Lahore Solid Waste Management Company under which Lahore would be turned into beautiful and clean city like Istanbul.
Summary: DUBAI -- Dubai shares on Wednesday advanced the most in four weeks as Nakheel PJSC said it reached an accord with 91 per cent of its trade creditors to alter terms on debt payments.
The government debt sale is the first such deal to emerge from Dubai since the onset of the financial crisis and reflects a warming of intern-ational investor sentiment on the back of Dubai World's recent announcement that it reached an accord on the restructuring of $24.9 billion worth of debt.
A statement by Hashimi's office quoted him as saying Monday "I would like to express my delight to see Iraqis inside and abroad celebrate the national and democratic victory which was achieved by their solid and united stance." "I appreciate efforts of faithful and patriotic journalists, Minorities, displaced, immigrants and politicians who supported my demands which helped amending the elections law to grant fair representation for all Iraqi communities." The parliament reached an accord settlement over the elections law, which was revoked by the VP Tariq al-Hashimi, due to which 41 seats have been allocated for Kurdistan Region while 310 other seats have been allocated for other Iraqi provinces out of the 350 total number of parliament seats.
Interacting with media persons after a meeting with British Home Secretary Allan Johnson here, Pakistan Interior Advisor Rehman Malik said both countries have reached an accord to facilitate the return of the illegal migrants.
Japan's largest electric power and gas firms said they have reached an accord with Darwin LNG on the details of a basic purchase agreement signed in March 2002.
In July, the automaker reached an accord with the team to extend the contract period to the end of 2007.
Royal Air Maroc has reportedly reached an accord with its pilots union to end ongoing strike action.
The two countries launched negotiations on the FTA in March 2003 and reached an accord in February 2004.
The Labor Party and the prime minister nearly reached an accord when they agreed to reexamine budget allocations for the Jewish settlements after the Knesset voted on a budget proposal Wednesday.