compliance


compliance
com·pli·ance /kəm-'plī-əns/ n
1: an act or process of complying with a demand or recommendation
2: observance of official requirements

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

compliance
I noun accedence, acceptance, accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptability, adherence, agreeability, agreement, assent, bowing, compliancy, concession, concord, concurrence, conformability, conformance, conformity, consent, consonance, consonancy, cooperation, dutifulness, harmony, keeping, nonresistance, obedience, obsequium, observance, pliancy, submission, tractability, tractableness, willingness to comply, yielding, yieldingness associated concepts: compliance with the law, in compliance with statute, strict compliance, substantial compliance foreign phrases:
- Impotentia excusat legem. — The impossibility of performing: a lecal dutv is an excuse from the oerformance
- Obedientia est legis essentia. — Obedience is the essence of the law
II index acceptance, accordance (understanding), acknowledgment (acceptance), acquiescence, adherence (devotion), amenability, assent, capitulation, comity, compatibility, conciliation, conduct, conformity (obedience), conjunction, consent, consortium (marriage companionship), conspiracy, deference, discipline (obedience), fealty, homage, indorsement, loyalty, timeliness, understanding (agreement)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


compliance
n.
The practice within a business of ensuring that all personnel are following applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


compliance
Observance; conformity; obedience.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


compliance
Observance; conformity; obedience.

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