Definition of adherence
- adherence of paint to wood
- adherence to a political party
you'd think these refrigerator magnets would have better adherence—they fall off every time I open the door
adherence to convention requires that the couple send out formal wedding invitations
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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