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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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Unlike traditional ear plugs currently used by concert-goers, event spectators and musicians that distort the sound by "muffling" the mid and high frequencies, Comply (TM) Foam Plugs use acoustic baffling and high-pass filters to even out the sound blocking across the entire frequency spectrum.
HALF of NHS Trusts are failing to comply with alerts designed to protect patients from harm, research suggests.
Reykjavik must comply as a European Economic Area member (EEA), and the surveillance authority has asked the EFTA Court to order Iceland to comply.
The hospital stated there was no project so they don't have to comply with CEQA, ``which is technically correct.
It is also considering whether to prepare other guidance for its members on quality control in tax practice and how firms may best adhere to quality-control standards and comply with Sections 10.
In the weeks and months ahead, as the deadline approaches, building owners will be hearing more about Local Law 26 compliance and will be under increasing pressure to comply with these new regulations.
In both France and Germany, administrative bodies and courts have addressed the implementation of whistleblower systems designed to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley by European subsidiaries of U.
government watchdog commission has received more than 1,000 complaints since January about authorities failing to comply with the country's new Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, but it says public bodies are taking the requests seriously.
A state prison inmate brought a [section] 1983 action against corrections officials, alleging that they refused to let him out of his cell for meals and showers because he refused to comply with a rule that required prisoners to stow certain items while outside of their cells.
Department of Health and Human Services has a suboffice devoted to compliance issues, while a number of companies have popped up offering to help providers, insurers and other entities covered under the law comply with the law when dealing with patients' private data electronically.
The implementation of systems to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a perfect example: A large amount of new data will be generated to comply, but this data may only be needed in the case of an audit.
companies that have equity market capitalization greater than $75 million and have filed at least one annual report with the commission--must comply with the act's provisions for their first fiscal year ending on or after November 15, 2004, instead of June 15, 2004, as originally required.
Said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), "although I may not agree with every decision at the WTO, it's important that we comply when decisions go against us.
Producers will also have to sign a document for each truckload of livestock sold to verify that they comply with the law.