Compliance meaning

kəm-plīəns
Conforming to a specification, standard or law that has been clearly defined.
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The definition of compliance means following a rule or order.

An example of compliance is when someone is told to go outside and they listen to the order.

An example of compliance is when a financial report is prepared that adheres to standard accounting principles.

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The state of being in accordance with relevant federal or regional authorities and their regulatory requirements. In financial services, the most important compliance is adhering to the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Most large financial services companies have compliance departments that are charged with making sure that the company is following all the necessary rules and regulations.
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The act of complying with a wish, request, or demand; acquiescence.
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(medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan.
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(uncountable) The state of being compliant.
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A disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others.
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An act of complying.
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(uncountable, business) The department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with.
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A complying with or giving in to a request, wish, or demand; acquiescence.
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A tendency to give in readily to others.
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Willingness to follow a prescribed course of treatment.
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(uncountable) The tendency of conforming with or agreeing to the wishes of others.
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in compliance with
  • In accordance with.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

in compliance with

Origin of compliance

  • comply +‎ -ance

    From Wiktionary