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compliant

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adjective com·pli·ant \-ənt\

Simple Definition of compliant

  • : willing to do whatever you are asked or ordered to do : ready and willing to comply

  • : agreeing with a set of rules, standards, or requirements

Full Definition of compliant

  1. 1 :  ready or disposed to comply :  submissive <a corrupt regime aided by a compliant press>

  2. 2 :  conforming to requirements <compliant software>

com·pli·ant·ly adverb

Examples of compliant

  1. I asked him for a favor, and he was compliant.

  2. The student's shirt was not compliant with the school's dress code.

  3. The software is compliant with the latest standards.



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Rhymes with compliant



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