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English definition of “comply”

comply

verb [I]     /kəmˈplaɪ/ formal
C1 to act according to an order, set of rules, or request: He's been ordered to have the dog destroyed because it's dangerous, but he refuses to comply. There are serious penalties for failure to comply with the regulations.Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
(Definition of comply verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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