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conform to/with sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with conform   /kənˈfɔːm/ us    /-ˈfɔːrm/
to obey a rule or reach the necessary stated standard, or to do things in a traditional way: Before buying a pram, make sure that it conforms to the official safety standards. Members have to conform to a strict dress code.
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