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comply with (something)

To follow or adhere to a particular rule or regulation. Please be advised that your construction project needs to comply with all building codes.
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comply with something

to conform to something; to obey guidelines or regulations; to agree to something. I hope you decide to comply with our rules. I am happy to comply with your request.
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'Production of gasoline fuel, complied with Euro 5, will be started after a while of diesel production in the plant', N.
Bartolay said ImagineLaw would launch in September an online site '' so people would know which local governments have and have not complied with the local speed limits.
Most of those removed appeared to have complied until last year.
Some 45 had not complied with five or more alerts, and five had not complied with 10 or more alerts.
It had worked hard to ensure all its six sites fully complied with the new legislation.
This caught the attention of the parent, who knew his son was smarter than these penguins, yet the son rarely complied with his father's instructions.
Taxpayers that reasonably complied with the provisions of Announcement 81-148 and the 1985 regulations should not be required to amend their prior years' returns.
While the groups celebrated the return of the illegal trash, it also pointed out that Canada should have complied with the Basel Convention years ago.
He said they have complied with all other traffic rules including providing their pillion passengers with reflectors.
Even "rapid response" alerts telling NHS trusts to update their procedures urgently are not complied with by the deadlines, said the study from Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA).
To enhance their credibility and marketability with potential institutional clients and others, many advisers have voluntarily complied with the Association for Investment Management and Research performance presentation standards (AIMR-PPS).
Unfortunately however, it is common knowledge that many facilities have not yet complied with the guidelines.
Although conceding that it did not comply "exactly" with the Code in making the election, NGS contended that it "substantially complied with those provisions."
Second, the same results are then presented for the firms categorized by whether they complied with the UNICAP rules.