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as in:  compliant with the law

The company was fined for not being regulation 4.3 compliant.
  conforming to rules
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compliance comply compliant complies compliantly
Strongly Associated with:   compliance
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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
  • Be kind enough, then, madame, to act more compliantly.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • 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.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22

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  • Along the way doctors had accused her of "noncompliance," and her son had died of tb, more than likely from a strain of the disease that he’d caught from her.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • The whitecoat looked surprised at my noncompliance-obviously he hadn’t read all of our case notes.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • State Noncompliance Leads to Civil War
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • But you’re also a badge of cowardice, because they dare not go further and practice the noncompliance they still feel is right.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • 9 However, there is an important difference between NONCOMPLIANCE, and DIRECT and ACTIVE RESISTANCE.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • He’d already ruled out noncompliance, he felt, and poor drug quality couldn’t be blamed—international experts had certified the drugs’ efficacy.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains

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  • In those trials it had seemed that most treatment failures arose because of patients’ noncompliance—because they hadn’t taken all their pills, not because they were infected with highly drug-resistant strains.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
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Associated words [difficulty]:   compliant [7] , compliance [1] , compliance [1] , pliable [6] , pliable [6] , pliant [6] , pliant [6]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Architecture, Law, Sports, Public Policy & Politics, Business, Personal Finance
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