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as in: compliant with the law Define
conforming to rules
  • The chaplain looked down at the open magazine compliantly and saw an editorial spread dealing with an American bomber group in England whose chaplain said prayers in the briefing room before each mission.

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  • The company was fined for not being regulation 4.3 compliant.
  • They’re ashamed of having come from noncompliant families.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game

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unspecified meaning
  • When war broke out, he was still docile and compliant.

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as in: compliant with the law Define
conforming to rules
as in: a compliant individual Define
to obey rules or do what others want
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