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comply +‎ -ance

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  • IPA(key): /kəmˈplaɪəns/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪəns

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compliance (countable and uncountable, plural compliances)

  1. An act of complying.
  2. (uncountable) The state of being compliant.
  3. (uncountable) The tendency of conforming with or agreeing to the wishes of others.
  4. (mechanics) A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility
  5. (medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan
  6. (uncountable, business) The department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with.

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compliance m (uncountable)

  1. (business) compliance (the department of a business that ensures government regulations are complied with)