of its own accord

of its own accord
of its own agreement, by its own free will

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  • of its own accord — without outside intervention the rash may go away of its own accord * * * of its own accord ◇ If something happens of its own accord, it happens by itself without anyone causing it to happen. The tree fell of its own accord. • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

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