in keeping with

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Definition of in keeping with

: agreeing with or sharing important qualities with (something) The decorations in the house are in (perfect) keeping with her personality. In keeping with the overall design of the park, the playground will remain small.

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“In keeping with.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20keeping%20with. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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