1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
ACCORD (from Fr. accorder, to agree), in law, an agreement between two parties, one of whom has a right of action against the other, to give and accept in substitution for such right any good legal consideration. Such an agreement when executed discharges the cause of action and is called Accord and Satisfaction.
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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Accord'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/a/accord.html. 1910.