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com·pli·ance

 (kəm-plī′əns)
n.
1.
a. The act of complying with a wish, request, or demand; acquiescence.
b. Medicine Willingness to follow a prescribed course of treatment.
2. A disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others.
3.
a. Extension or displacement of a loaded structure per unit load.
b. Flexibility.

compliance

(kəmˈplaɪəns) or

compliancy

n
1. the act of complying; acquiescence
2. a disposition to yield to or comply with others
3. (General Physics) a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system's stiffness. Symbol: C

com•pli•ance

(kəmˈplaɪ əns)

n.
1. the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding.
2. a tendency to yield readily to others, esp. meekly.
3. conformity; accordance: in compliance with orders.
4. cooperation or obedience: Compliance with the law is expected of all.
[1635–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.compliance - acting according to certain accepted standardscompliance - acting according to certain accepted standards; "their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"
cooperation - joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission"
formality - compliance with formal rules; "courtroom formality"
line - acting in conformity; "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line"
honoring, observance - conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
keeping - conformity or harmony; "his behavior was not in keeping with the occasion"
disobedience, noncompliance - the failure to obey
2.compliance - a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
agreeability, agreeableness - a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
3.compliance - the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
group action - action taken by a group of people
obedience, obeisance - the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
prostration - abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

compliance

noun
1. conformity, agreement, obedience, assent, observance, concurrence The company says it is in full compliance with US labor laws.
conformity defiance, disobedience, non-compliance, non-nonconformity

compliance

noun
1. An act of willingly carrying out the wishes of others:
2. The quality or state of willingly carrying out the wishes of others:
Translations
إمْتِثال، اسْتِجابَه
vyhovění
efterkommelseretten sig efter
noudattaminen
hlÿîni, auîsveipni
法令遵守

compliance

[kəmˈplaɪəns] N (with rules etc) → conformidad f; (= submissiveness) → sumisión f (with a) in compliance withconforme a, en conformidad con

compliance

[kəmˈplaɪəns] n
(= agreement, conformity) → conformité f
compliance with sth [+ law, treaty, agreement] → respect de qch
in compliance with sth → en conformité avec qch, conformément à qch
(= submission) → docilité f

compliance

nEinverständnis nt; (with rules etc) → Einhalten nt (→ with +gen); (= submissiveness)Willfährigkeit f (geh), → Fügsamkeit f; in compliance with the law/our wishes etcdem Gesetz/unseren Wünschen etc gemäß

compliance

[kəmˈplaɪəns] n
a. (with rules, orders, wishes) in compliance within conformità con
b. (submissiveness) → arrendevolezza, acquiescenza

comply

(kəmˈplai) verb
to act in the way that someone else has commanded or wished. You must comply (with her wishes).
comˈpliance noun
comˈpliant adjective
willing to comply.

com·pli·ance

n. adaptabilidad, conformidad, grado de elasticidad de un órgano para distenderse o de una estructura para perder la forma;
___ with standards___ a las normas.

compliance

n cumplimiento, adherencia; — with treatment cumplimiento del tratamiento, adherencia al tratamiento
References in classic literature ?
With reflections of this nature she usually, as has been hinted, accompanied every act of compliance with her brother's inclinations; and surely nothing could more contribute to heighten the merit of this compliance than a declaration that she knew, at the same time, the folly and unreasonableness of those inclinations to which she submitted.
Lady Dorothea is lovely and Engaging; I prefer no woman to her; but know Sir, that I scorn to marry her in compliance with your Wishes.
There was a time when we were told that breaches, by the States, of the regulations of the federal authority were not to be expected; that a sense of common interest would preside over the conduct of the respective members, and would beget a full compliance with all the constitutional requisitions of the Union.
Elton's best compliments, "that he was proposing to leave Highbury the following morning in his way to Bath; where, in compliance with the pressing entreaties of some friends, he had engaged to spend a few weeks, and very much regretted the impossibility he was under, from various circumstances of weather and business, of taking a personal leave of Mr.
First alternative: To announce my compliance with her proposal; to exchange addresses with her; and then to keep my eye privately on all her future movements.
To this the captive replied that he would very willingly yield to his request, only he feared his tale would not give them as much pleasure as he wished; nevertheless, not to be wanting in compliance, he would tell it.
He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their Public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.
The future of phonetics rests probably with his pupils, who all swore by him; but nothing could bring the man himself into any sort of compliance with the university, to which he nevertheless clung by divine right in an intensely Oxonian way.
I began to read them out again in due time, clothed with the literary airs and graces that I admired in it, and for a long time I imitated Ik Marvel in the voluminous letters I wrote my friend in compliance with his Shakespearean prayer:
The outcome of it was that of these two odd persons having equally odd notions of duty, the one went to California, as the interest of his client required, and the other remained at home in compliance with a wish that her husband was scarcely conscious of entertaining.
In compliance with the standing order of his commander -- to report immediately, and at any one of the twenty-four hours, any decided change in the affairs of the deck, --Starbuck had no sooner trimmed the yards to the breeze --however reluctantly and gloomily, --than he mechanically went below to apprise Captain Ahab of the circumstance.
Dashwood WOULD sit up with her all night; and Elinor, in compliance with her mother's entreaty, went to bed.

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