Compliant



[kuh m-plahy-uh nt] /kəmˈplaɪ ənt/

adjective
1.
; obeying, obliging, or yielding, especially in a submissive way:
a man with a compliant nature.
2.
manufactured or produced in accordance with a specified body of rules (usually used in combination):
Energy Star-compliant computers.
/kəmˈplaɪənt/
adjective
1.
complying, obliging, or yielding
adj.

1640s, from comply + -ant.

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