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complyverb [I]

uk   us   /kəmˈplaɪ/ formal
C1 to ​actaccording to an ​order, set of ​rules, or ​request: He's been ​ordered to have the ​dogdestroyed because it's ​dangerous, but he ​refuses to comply. There are ​seriouspenalties for ​failure to comply with the ​regulations.

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(Definition of comply from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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complyverb [I]

 us   /kəmˈplɑɪ/ fml
to ​obey an ​order, ​rule, or ​request: Comosa says he will comply with the judge’s ​ruling.
compliance
noun [U]  us   /kəmˈplɑɪ·əns/
fml The ​company said that it had always ​acted in compliance with ​environmentallaws.
(Definition of comply from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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complyverb [I]

uk   us   /kəmˈplaɪ/
LAW to obey a particular ​rule or ​law, or ​act according to an ​agreement: comply with sth The state's ​mininglawrequires mine ​operators to comply with ​localland use ​regulations.
(Definition of comply from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “comply”
in Spanish obedecer…
in Vietnamese tuân theo…
in Malaysian patuh…
in Thai เชื่อฟัง…
in French se soumettre (à)…
in German erfüllen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 服从, 遵守, 依从…
in Turkish itaat etmek, razı olmak, muvafakat etmek…
in Russian исполнять, подчиняться…
in Indonesian mematuhi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 服從, 遵守, 依從…
in Polish zastosować się…
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