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Noun: compliance  kum'plI-un(t)s
  1. Acting according to certain accepted standards
    "their financial statements are in compliance with generally accepted accounting practices";
    - conformity, conformation, abidance
     
  2. A disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
    - complaisance, compliancy, obligingness, deference
     
  3. The act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
    - submission

Derived forms: compliances

Type of: agreeability, agreeableness, cooperation, group action

Antonym: noncompliance

Encyclopedia: Compliance