Quick answer
"De acuerdo con" is a preposition which is often translated as "according to", and "subjuntivo" is a noun which is often translated as "subjunctive". Learn more about the difference between "de acuerdo con" and "subjuntivo" below.
de acuerdo con(
deh
 
ah
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kwehr
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doh
 
kohn
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (as stated by)
a. according to
De acuerdo con las instrucciones, debes usar un destornillador para arreglarlo.According to the instructions, you should use a screwdriver to fix it.
b. in accordance with
El Director General asegura que cada sucursal funciona de acuerdo con la declaración de misión de la empresa.The CEO ensures that each branch functions in accordance with the company's mission statement.
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subjuntivo(
soob
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hoon
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tee
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boh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (grammar)
a. subjunctive
El subjuntivo es una forma verbal que les cuesta mucho entender a los extranjeros.The subjunctive is a verbal form that foreigners find very difficult to understand.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. subjunctive
Recién cuando empecé a estudiar idiomas extranjeros me enteré de la existencia del modo subjuntivo.I only learned of the existence of the subjunctive mood when I began to study foreign languages.
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