abidance

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noun abid·ance \ə-ˈbī-dən(t)s\

Definition of abidance

  1. 1 :  an act or state of abiding :  continuance

  2. 2 :  compliance abidance by the rules

Examples of abidance in a Sentence

  1. the FDA requires strict abidance by food manufacturers of its definitions for certain terms used on product labels

  2. the reassuring abidance of their friendship through times both good and bad

Origin and Etymology of abidance

abide + -ance


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