Definition of compliant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kəmˈplaɪənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈplaɪənt//
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  1. 1(usually disapproving) too willing to agree with other people or to obey rules By then, Henry seemed less compliant with his wife's wishes than he had six months before. We should not be producing compliant students who do not dare to criticize.
  2. 2in agreement with a set of rules This site is HTML compliant.
  3. see also comply
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: compliant