conformity


conformity
noun
ADJECTIVE
absolute, complete
mindless, unthinking

They act in unthinking conformity to customs.

rigid, strict

They do not observe rigid conformity to the doctrines of the church.

outward

a society of outward religious conformity

cultural, ideological, political, religious, social
… OF CONFORMITY
degree
VERB + CONFORMITY
achieve, bring sth into, ensure

to bring national laws into conformity with international conventions

demand, enforce, impose

Governments often invoke patriotism to enforce conformity.

PREPOSITION
in conformity with

The procedure is in strict conformity with standard international practices.

conformity between

to achieve conformity between all the plans

conformity to

conformity to the accepted standards

conformity with

We work to ensure conformity with the customer's wishes.


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