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verb [intransitive] conform pronunciation in American English /kənˈfɔrm/
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present tense
present participleconforming
past tenseconformed
past participleconformed
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  1. 1
    to behave in a way that most people think is correct or suitable

    Part of her charm was her refusal to conform.

  2. 2
    to obey something such as a rule or law
    conform to/with:

    Products are always tested to make sure that they conform to standard specifications.

  3. 3
    to be similar to an idea of what is usual or normal
    conform to:

    He doesn’t conform to the stereotype of a military man.

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