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1. follow, keep, maintain, respect, observe, be true, fulfil, obey, heed, keep to, abide by, be loyal, mind, be constant, be faithful All members adhere to a strict code of practice.
2. be faithful, follow, support, respect, observe, be true, obey, be devoted, be attached, keep to, be loyal He urged them to adhere to the values of Islam.
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