[kuh m-plahy-uh ns] /kəmˈplaɪ əns/
the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding.
a tendency to yield readily to others, especially in a weak and subservient way.
in compliance with orders.
cooperation or obedience:
Compliance with the law is expected of all.
the act of complying; acquiescence
a disposition to yield to or comply with others
a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system’s stiffness C
1640s, from comply + -ance. Related: Compliancy.
compliance com·pli·ance (kəm-plī’əns)
[verb kom-pli-keyt; adjective kom-pli-kit] /verb ˈkɒm plɪˌkeɪt; adjective ˈkɒm plɪ kɪt/ verb (used with object), complicated, complicating. 1. to make complex, intricate, involved, or difficult: His recovery from the operation was complicated by an allergic reaction. adjective 2. complex; involved. 3. Entomology. folded longitudinally one or more times, as the wings of certain insects. verb […]
[kon-suh n-trey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn sənˈtreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of concentrating; the state of being concentrated. 2. exclusive attention to one object; close mental application. 3. something concentrated: a concentration of stars. 4. Military. 5. the focusing of a student’s academic program on advanced study in a specific subject or field. 6. Chemistry. (in […]
[kuh n-surn] /kənˈsɜrn/ verb (used with object) 1. to relate to; be connected with; be of interest or importance to; affect: The water shortage concerns us all. 2. to interest or engage (used reflexively or in the passive, often followed by with or in): She concerns herself with every aspect of the business. 3. to […]
[oh-ver-kon-fi-duh nt] /ˈoʊ vərˈkɒn fɪ dənt/ adjective 1. too . /ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdənt/ adjective 1. excessively confident