Definition of adherence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ədˈhɪərəns//
; NAmE NAmE//ədˈhɪrəns//
[uncountable] (formal)
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the fact of behaving according to a particular rule, etc., or of following a particular set of beliefs, or a fixed way of doing something strict adherence to the rules strict adherence to a dietExtra examples strict adherence to a diet
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: adherence