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

 con·for·mi·ty /kənˈfɔrməti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·form·i·ty n.; pl. Conformities .
 1. Correspondence in form, manner, or character; resemblance; agreement; congruity; -- followed by to, with, or between.
    By our conformity to God.   --Tillotson.
    The end of all religion is but to draw us to a conformity with God.   --Dr. H.More.
    A conformity between the mental taste and the sensitive taste.   --Addison.
 2.  Eng. Eccl. Hist. Compliance with the usages of the Established Church.
    The king [James I.] soon afterward put forth a proclamation requiring all ecclesiastical and civil officers to do their duty by enforcing conformity.   --Hallam.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: correspondence in form or appearance [syn: conformance]
      2: acting according to certain accepted standards [syn: conformation,
          compliance, abidance] [ant: disobedience, nonconformity]
      3: orthodoxy in thoughts and belief [syn: conformism] [ant: nonconformity]
      4: concurrence of opinion; "we are in accord with your
         proposal" [syn: accord, accordance]
      5: hardened conventionality [syn: ossification]