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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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
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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:
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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
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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
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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
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compliance

[kəmˈplaɪəns] n
a. (with rules, orders, wishes) in compliance within conformità con
b. (submissiveness) → arrendevolezza, acquiescenza
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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.
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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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

compliance

n cumplimiento, adherencia; — with treatment cumplimiento del tratamiento, adherencia al tratamiento
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Senior officials from various departments concerned briefed the meeting on progress regarding their respective spheres of work and there was an agreement that all agencies will coordinated to fast track work on FATF Policy Action Plan to ensure effective compliance with the action plan.
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RiskNucleusA(r) Compliance Management System's implementation will enhance the monitoring of regulatory compliance policy through a complete automated rule book library mapped to key activities within the organization and enable effective compliance risk management, observation management and self-assessment.
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