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Definition of compliant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    compliant

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//kəmˈplaɪənt//
     
     
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  1. 1 willing to agree with other people or to obey rules Most of the patients were compliant with the diet.
  2. 2(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.
  3. 3in agreement with a set of rules This site is HTML compliant. see also comply
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: compliant