Business Dictionary :
Accordance and Accordingly
Accordance : noun : in accordance with = in agreement with or according to
• In accordance with your instructions we have deposited the money in your current account.
• I am submitting the claim for damages in accordance with the advice of our legal advisers.
According to : preposition : as someone says or writes
• The computer was installed according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Accordingly : adverb : in agreement with what has been decided
• We have received your letter and have altered the contract accordingly.
QUOTE : The budget targets for employment and growth are within reach according to the latest figures. (Australian Financial Review)
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