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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·pli·ance /kəmˈplaɪən(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·pli·ance /kəmˈplaɪən(t)s/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·pli·ance n.
 1. The act of complying; a yielding; as to a desire, demand, or proposal; concession; submission.
    What compliances will remove dissension?   --Swift.
    Ready compliance with the wishes of his people.   --Macaulay.
 2. A disposition to yield to others; complaisance.
    A man of few words and of great compliance.   --Clarendon.
 Syn: -- Concession; submission; consent; obedience; performance; execution; acquiescence; assent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: acting according to certain accepted standards [syn: conformity,
            conformation, abidance] [ant: disobedience, nonconformity]
      2: happy friendly agreement
      3: a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
         [syn: complaisance, compliancy, obligingness, deference]
      4: the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
         [syn: submission]