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compliant

adjective uk   us   /kəmˈplaɪ.ənt/
formal willing to do what other people want you to do: a compliant child used to describe something that obeys a particular rule or law: The company expects to be reclassified soon as its factories are fully compliant with the Federal Clean Air Act.
Translations of “compliant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 順從的,聽從的, 服從的…
in Russian податливый…
in Turkish uysal, yumuşak başlı, itaatkâr…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顺从的,听从的, 服从的…
in Polish uległy, posłuszny…
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