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conformity Saltos de línea: con|form|ity
Pronunciación: /kənˈfɔːmɪti/

Definición de conformity en inglés:


[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.
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.
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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