Definition of adhere to phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


adhere to

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Justice
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Phrasal Verbs
(formal) to behave according to a particular law, rule, set of instructions, etc.; to follow a particular set of beliefs or a fixed way of doing something For ten months he adhered to a strict no-fat low-salt diet. She adheres to teaching methods she learned over 30 years ago. Staff should adhere strictly to the safety guidelines. The diet will work if it is adhered to. See related entries: Justice
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