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conformity

noun [U] uk   /kənˈfɔː.mɪ.ti/ us    /-ˈfɔːr.mə.t̬i/
behaviour that follows the usual standards that are expected by a group or society: It's depressing how much conformity there is in such young children. ( also conformance) the process of a product being made as it was designed, without mistakes or faults: Our goal is to improve conformity with customer requirements. conformity to specification
Translations of “conformity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 循規蹈矩…
in Russian конформизм…
in Turkish uyum, uyum sağlama, ayak uydurma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 循规蹈矩,墨守成规…
in Polish podporządkowanie się (normom)…
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