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English definition of “conform”


verb [I]    /kənˈfɔrm/
to behave according to a group’s usual standards and expectations , or to operate according to a rule : The contract requires that managers conform to high standards of personal conduct . Wood-burning stoves must conform to the fire code . conformity    /kənˈfɔr·mɪ·t̬i/ noun [U] He felt suffocated by the conformity of suburban life .
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