conformity

  • 1 Conformity — assessment body (CAB) body that performs conformity assessment services and that can be the object of accreditation (p. 3.10 ISO/IEC 17011:2004, n. 2.5 ISO/IEC 17000:2004). Источник …

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  • 2 Conformity — Con*form i*ty, n.; pl. {Conformities}. [Cf. F. conformit[ e].] 1. Correspondence in form, manner, or character; resemblance; agreement; congruity; followed by to, with, or between. [1913 Webster] By our conformity to God. Tillotson. [1913… …

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  • 3 conformity — I (agreement) noun accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adjustment, affinity, agreement, alliance, assent, coincidence, collaboration, combined operation, compatibility, concert, concinnity, concord, concurrence, concurrent opinion,… …

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  • 4 conformity — [n1] compliance acquiescence, allegiance, assent, consent, conventionality, docility, obedience, observance, orthodoxy, resignation, submission, willingness; concepts 13,689 Ant. difference, fight, noncomformity, refusal conformity [n2]… …

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  • 5 conformity — early 15c., conformyte, from M.Fr. conformité (14c.), from L.L. conformitatem (nom. conformitas), from conformis similar in shape, from conformare (see CONFORM (Cf. conform)). Modern form is from 17c …

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  • 6 conformity — ► NOUN 1) compliance with conventions, rules, or laws. 2) similarity in form or type …

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  • 7 conformity — [kən fôr′mə tē] n. pl. conformities [ME conformite < OFr < ML * conformitas < L conformare: see CONFORM] 1. the condition or fact of being in harmony or agreement; correspondence; congruity; similarity 2. action in accordance with… …

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  • 8 Conformity — This article is about the psychological concept of conformity. For other uses, see Conformity (disambiguation). Psychology …

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  • 9 conformity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete ▪ mindless, unthinking ▪ They act in unthinking conformity to customs. ▪ rigid, strict …

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  • 10 Conformity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Conformity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{opp,83,} conformity conformance Sgm: N 1 observance observance Sgm: N 1 habituation habituation GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 naturalization naturalization Sgm …

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  • 11 conformity — n. 1) strict conformity 2) conformity to 3) in conformity with * * * [kən fɔːmɪtɪ] in conformity with strict conformity conformity to …

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  • 12 conformity — conform UK US /kənˈfɔːm/ verb [I] ► to obey a rule or reach the necessary stated standard: conform to sth »70% of these imports come from pigs raised under conditions that would not conform to UK minimum standards. conform with sth »The Food and… …

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  • 13 conformity — con|for|mi|ty [kənˈfo:mıti US o:r ] n [U] 1.) behaviour that obeys the accepted rules of society or a group, and is the same as that of most other people ▪ an emphasis on conformity and control conformity to ▪ conformity to social expectations… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 conformity — [[t]kənfɔ͟ː(r)mɪti[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft in N with n If something happens in conformity with something such as a law or someone s wishes, it happens as the law says it should, or as the person wants it to. The prime minister is, in conformity… …

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  • 15 conformity — noun (U) formal 1 behaviour that obeys the accepted rules of society or a group, and is the same as that of most other people: an emphasis on conformity and control (+ to): conformity to an agreed standard of taste 2 in conformity with formal in… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 conformity — The social psychological study of conformity examines the pressures on individuals to conform to the expectations of a group, society, organization, or leader. The classic experiments were conducted by Solomon E. Asch, an American gestalt… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 17 conformity — con•form•i•ty [[t]kənˈfɔr mɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) action in accord with prevailing social standards, attitudes, practices, etc 2) correspondence in form, nature, or character; agreement; congruity 3) compliance or acquiescence; obedience 4) gel …

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  • 18 conformity — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century 1. correspondence in form, manner, or character ; agreement < behaved in conformity with her beliefs > 2. an act or instance of conforming 3. action in accordance with some specified …

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  • 19 conformity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Accordance Nouns 1. (following a model) conformity, conformance; conventionality, habit, custom, formality; agreement, compliance; uniformity, orthodoxy, homeostasis; acculturation, enculturation. 2.… …

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  • 20 conformity — UK [kənˈfɔː(r)mətɪ] / US [kənˈfɔrmətɪ] noun [uncountable] behaviour that is acceptable because it is similar to the behaviour of everyone else He sees himself as an individualist in a culture of conformity. • in conformity with …

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