compliance

[ kuh m-plahy-uh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF compliance
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPLIANCE

She looked with concern and anger upon me—No compliance, I find!

Her father had concluded every thing with Mr. Solmes, not doubting her compliance.

But be sure don't let him see any thing uncheerful in your compliance.

Signify to us, now, therefore, your compliance with our wishes.

Consider that my happiness, your own, and my son's, depend upon your compliance.

This is much to the honour of both; to the one for her proposal, to the other for his compliance.

The voyage was undertaken in compliance with an application from the Royal Society.

"I don't wish to make a joke of it," said Hewson, gravely, in compliance with her mood.

They have two dependencies in their hope to move you to compliance.

In compliance with her humour a few viands were served to her in her own apartment.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from comply + -ance. Related: Compliancy.

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