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conform to (something)

To follow or adhere to a particular set of rules, regulations, or norms. Please be advised that your construction project needs to conform to all building codes.
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conform to something

to agree with or behave within guidelines or regulations. I hope that your policies will conform to our guidelines. Does my casual dress conform to your regulations?
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The same percentage of youths (three percent) has heterosexual sexual orientations and do not conform to gender norms.
8) As of June 1, 2005, representatives of 16 state tax agencies (9) indicated that their corporate tax regimes would conform to IRC Sec.
The protracted budget battle in Wisconsin has delayed enactment of AB 100, which contains language that would conform to the AJCA's provisions.
Partnerships formed before that date can elect to change their partnership year to conform to the final regulations.
Nevertheless, to encourage existing partnerships to change their tax years to conform to the final regulations, Treasury and the IRS have retained the Temp.
Legislation enacted during 1997(5) permits the formation of SMLLCs and requires the DOR to conform to the Federal tax classification of multi-member LLCs, but classifies an SMLLC as a partnership.
During 1997, Missouri law was amended(26) to conform to the FCBRs; effective May 20,1997, Missouri LLCs are classified and treated on a basis consistent with their classification for Federal income tax purposes.