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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Finally, maximal PV loops between +30 cm [H.sub.2]O and -30 cm [H.sub.2]O were generated to obtain static compliance (Cst) and static elastance (Est).
where [G.sub.h] is the static compliance, [[omega].sub.n,h] is the natural pulsation and [[xi].sub.h] is the damping coefficient of the hth harmonic oscillator, and M is the total number of vibration modes composing the model.
Total static compliance of the respiratory system was calculated as: static compliance = tidal volume/(airway plateau pressure - positive end-expiratory pressure).