abidance

noun
abid·​ance | \ə-ˈbī-dᵊn(t)s \

Definition of abidance 

1 : an act or state of abiding : continuance

2 : compliance abidance by the rules

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Examples of abidance in a Sentence

the FDA requires strict abidance by food manufacturers of its definitions for certain terms used on product labels the reassuring abidance of their friendship through times both good and bad

First Known Use of abidance

1607, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for abidance

abide + -ance

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The first known use of abidance was in 1607

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