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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Compliance


COMPLIANCE, noun [See comply.]

1. The act of complying; a yielding, as to a request, wish, desire, demand or proposal; concession; submission.

Let the king meet compliance in your looks,

A free and ready yielding to his wishes.

2. A disposition to yield to others.

He was man of few words and great compliance

3. Obedience; followed by with; as compliance with a command, or precept.

4. Performance; execution; as a compliance with the conditions of a contract.