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noun [uncountable] formal     compliance pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request
    compliance with:

    strategies to force compliance with air quality standards

    in compliance with:

    All building work must be carried out in compliance with safety regulations.

  2. 2
    the behavior of someone who is too willing to do what other people want or too willing to accept their opinions
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