Meaning of “adherence” in the English Dictionary

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"adherence" in American English

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adherencenoun [ U ]

us /ədˈhɪər·əns, æd-/

the obeying of a rule or law:

He insists upon adherence to every rule, no matter how silly.

(Definition of “adherence” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"adherence" in Business English

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adherencenoun [ U ]

uk /ədˈhɪərəns/ us formal

the act of doing something according to a particular rule, standard, agreement, etc.:

adherence to sth Working with thousands of small farmers makes strict adherence to fair trade rules difficult.

(Definition of “adherence” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)