Examples of adherence in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of adherence from the Web
Participants agreed to set numerical goals to limit their carbon emissions, though adherence is voluntary and there are no sanctions for failure.
The debate about the bailout has reopened familiar fault lines between Italy and countries like Germany that insist on strict adherence to the letter of the law.
But there are advanced strategies, strict scheduling, specialized dieting, cooperation between departments and adherence to certain lifestyles and philosophies.
Adherence to the custom has waxed and waned, depending on the views of Senate leaders.
Sax said Cedars-Sinai studied the rate of complications, readmission, length of stay and direct cost of care among the patients in whose cases the guidelines were followed and compared those outcomes with cases where adherence was less than 50%.
But Nur Al-Din remains an important figure in Islamic history, held in high esteem for his adherence to the edicts of Islamic law.
Competence and performance — not adherence to ideology — should be the basis for federal employment.
But Obama, despite his adherence to black cultural mores, was, with his roots in Kansas and Hawaii, his Ivy League pedigree, and his ties to the University of Chicago, still an exotic out-of-towner.
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Origin and Etymology of adherence
First Known Use: 15th century
ADHERENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of adherence for English Language Learners
: the act of adhering; especially : the act of doing what is required by a rule, belief, etc.
ADHERENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of adherence for Students
: the act of doing what is required by adherence to the terms of a contract
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