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compliance

noun [U]
 
 
/kəmˈplaɪəns/
LAW the fact of obeying a particular law or rule, or of acting according to an agreement: compliance with sth He pointed to the building's lack of compliance with building standards for the disabled.compliance costs/procedures/standards, etc. The law imposes significant compliance costs on US businesses and is a deterrent to price competition. We've been working hard to remain in compliance with all air pollution control laws. →  Compare non-compliance
Translations of “compliance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 服從, 遵守, 依從…
in Russian согласие…
in Turkish rıza, uysallık, baş eğme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 服从, 遵守, 依从…
in Polish podporządkowanie się, poszanowanie…
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