con·for·mance | \kən-ˈfȯr-mən(t)s \

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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

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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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evasion of direct action or statement

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