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abide by something

phrasal verb with abide verb
to ​accept or ​obey an ​agreement, ​decision, ​rule, etc.: Competitors must abide by the ​judges’ ​decision.
(Definition of abide by something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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