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

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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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to form ideas or theories about something

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