com·​pli·​an·​cy kəm-ˈplī-ən(t)-sē How to pronounce compliancy (audio)

Examples of compliancy in a Sentence

decided to go against his characteristic compliancy and stand up for himself
Recent Examples on the Web These numbers are also fed to a random bit Generator algorithm (RGB) which distills further the entropy of quantum origin to produce random bits in compliancy to NIST 800-90A/B/C standard. Chris Smith, BGR, 13 Apr. 2021 The Landmarks Commission's restrictions on altering historic features make ADA compliancy difficult. Eddie Morales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Nov. 2020 In Waukesha's Historic Five Points District, unique architectural features like the Nickell building's arched entryway into The Steaming Cup, can cause compliancy issues with the Americans with Disabilities Act's standards for accessible design. Eddie Morales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Nov. 2020

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Word History


comply + -ancy

First Known Use

1643, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of compliancy was in 1643

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“Compliancy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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