Definición de conformity en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /kənˈfɔːmɪti/


[mass noun]
1Compliance with standards, rules, or laws: conformity to regulations the goods were in conformity with the contract
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The State must evolve a legal framework for development of tourism in conformity with international standards, and create conditions for the promotion of cultural tourism.
  • The staff expressed the hope that the administration and governing board would act in conformity with these standards.
  • In the first place. it is for the legislature to ensure that national legislation is in conformity with the rules of the Convention.
compliance with, adherence to, accordance with, observance of, observation of, obedience to, acquiescence in, respect for, adaptation to, adjustment to, accommodation to
archaic abidance by
1.1Behaviour in accordance with socially accepted conventions: a word of praise or an encouraging smile provide rewards for conformity to social norms
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  • Religion supports ‘personal morality’ and willing conformity to social conventions and traditions.
  • A prevailing style of dress has become known as being ‘in fashion’, but fashion has been described as a tyrannically democratic force, enforcing conformity to current social or moral conventions.
  • Children receive rewards for conformity to group behaviour and they are punished for dissension.
conventionality, traditionalism, orthodoxy, fitting in, following the crowd, running with the pack, swimming with the stream;
conservatism, formalism, reaction
1.2British historical Compliance with the practices of the Church of England.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Thus, political considerations generally took priority over religious conformity: Gaelic translations of the Bible and Book of Common Prayer only appeared after Elizabeth's death.
  • Despite this repression, which did bring about conversions and considerable outward conformity, many Protestants continued to practice their faith in secret.
  • Whereas the first Lord was a Church Papist, externally compliant with the law of conformity, Sir William II was twice presented for Catholic recusancy.
1.3Similarity in form or type; agreement in character: these changes are intended to ensure conformity between all schemes
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  • Shower trays come in an array of dimensions from square, rectangular and quadrant for corner units with coinciding shower enclosures to ensure conformity in the bathroom.
  • In any case, the current study clearly suggests that identification of any forces favoring vocal conformity in parakeets should be a top priority for subsequent work.
  • There needs to be some conformity between this legislation and what other departments are involved in.
similarity, likeness, alikeness, resemblance, similitude;
correspondence, correlation, matching, congruity, congruence, consonance, coincidence, compatibility, concurrence, agreement, harmony, accord, equivalence;
comparability, comparableness, comparison, parallelism, mapping, parity, analogy, affinity, closeness, nearness;
sameness, identity, identicalness, uniformity, symmetry
archaic semblance


Late Middle English: from Old French conformite or late Latin conformitas, from conformare 'to form, fashion' (see conform).

Palabras que riman con conformity

deformity, enormity, multiformity, uniformity

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