con·​for·​mance | \ kən-ˈfȯr-mən(t)s How to pronounce conformance (audio) \

Definition of conformance

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Examples of conformance in a Sentence

behavior found to be not in conformance with all company policies regarding sexual harassment a woman with no interest in conformance to the dictates of fashion
Recent Examples on the Web The internal affairs report shows the Chief’s Review Board recommended Meier be found responsible for several policy violations, including unbecoming conduct, conformance to law, neglect of duty and alcohol impairment. Shelly Bradbury, The Denver Post, "On-duty Aurora police officer who passed out drunk while driving kept job, was never charged with DUI," 11 Dec. 2019 Property owners must consent to this work by signing a permit and ensuring their properties meet minimum conformance requirements. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego spending $8.2M to speed utility undergrounding," 7 Oct. 2019 All artificial decorations placed in non-conformance with this chapter or with rules established by the Sexton pursuant thereto shall be subject to confiscation., "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 3 Oct. 2019 That piece would end once automakers are at full conformance. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, "Automakers: Technology to fight deaths of kids in hot cars will be standard by 2025 model year," 4 Sep. 2019 This work has been done to improve Windows' conformance to certain government regulations. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Windows 10 will get better at telling time with new leap second support," 19 July 2018 Thank God there are a few brave souls who see beyond the safety of conformance and are willing to start another march for freedom. WSJ, "Tribalism Threatens the Great Melting Pot," 13 May 2018 Develop and ensure conformance to requirements, specifications and interfaces. Orange County Register, "TMT is looking for self-motivated individuals who are excited by the opportunity to join a highly-visible international project that will significantly advance our understanding of the universe.," 20 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of conformance

1606, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conformance was in 1606

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“Conformance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Apr. 2020.

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