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Synonyms for compliance
kəmˈplaɪ ənscom·pli·ance

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. compliance

    yielding, submission, obedience, acquiescence, consent, ductility, docility

    resistance, repulsion, disobedience, refusal, noncompliance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. conformity, conformation, compliance, abidancenoun

    acting according to certain accepted standards

    "their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices"

    contour, conformation, accord, residency, conformism, submission, configuration, compliancy, form, complaisance, obligingness, shape, residence, accordance, conformity, conformance, abidance, deference, ossification

    disobedience, noncompliance

  2. complaisance, compliance, compliancy, obligingness, deferencenoun

    a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others

    abidance, submission, complaisance, conformity, respectfulness, respect, deference, conformation, obligingness, compliancy

    disobedience, noncompliance

  3. submission, compliancenoun

    the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another

    abidance, entry, submission, conformity, deference, complaisance, conformation, obligingness, meekness, compliancy

    disobedience, noncompliance

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compliancenoun

    concession, submission, obedience

  2. compliancenoun

    acquiescence, assent, consent, agreement, concurrence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. compliancenoun

    yielding, concession, submission, obedience, acquiescence

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. compliance

    Adherence to treatment

  2. compliance

    Compliance (in relation to trials), trial compliance

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  1. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    The damaged centrifuges in Natanz ... would be replaced with more-advanced centrifuges and more-capable centrifuges, we insist on what we have asked. All sanctions should be lifted, we verify and then we go back to full compliance if we are satisfied with the verification process.

  2. David Michaels:

    Judge Cogan's decision suggests Judge Cogan has no understanding of how OSHA works or the dire situation facing workers who may be exposed to the Covid-19, oSHA is only inspecting a tiny fraction of workplaces where workers have reported uncontrolled exposure, and, even if OSHA did inspect, OSHA has no standard to measure compliance against because Labor Secretary Gene Scalia has refused to issue an Emergency Standard for Covid exposure.

  3. Amanda Miller:

    Our focus is on ease of use, clarity and providing high-quality products that are useful to consumers and are in compliance with applicable laws.

  4. Peter Boyles:

    The practices and the banking model of that time are no longer acceptable, our clients want to know that we have changed and the past practices they read about in the papers have no place in our modern private bank. And from our side we have absolutely no appetite to do business with clients or potential clients who are evading their taxes or who fail to meet our financial crime compliance standards.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    We expect compliance, i'm still getting daily reports from our committee chairs about the progress on the compliance.

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Translations for compliance

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  • الالتزامArabic
  • податливост, съгласие, отстъпчивостBulgarian
  • Einwilligung, FügsamkeitGerman
  • cumplimiento, conformidadSpanish
  • sisäinen valvonta, noudattaminen, määräys, määräystenmukaisuus, ohje, compliance, ohjeidenmukaisuus, myötäsukaisuusFinnish
  • conformité, observanceFrench
  • अनुपालनHindi
  • conformità, arrendevolezzaItalian
  • 順法, 法令順守, 順守Japanese
  • nakomingDutch
  • ugodaPolish
  • compliance, conformismo, aderência, complacência, conformidade, cumprimentoPortuguese
  • согласие, соответствие, гибкость, уступчивость, податливость, эластичность, покладистостьRussian
  • skladnostSlovene
  • tillmötesgåendeSwedish
  • వర్తింపుTelugu
  • uymaTurkish

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