conformity

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Conformity is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Singular
conformity

Plural
none

  1. (uncountable) Conformity is the state of being or becoming similar to other members of a group.
    In high school, students who do not exhibit a high degree of conformity are often not accepted by other students.
    Often the teaching of writing is really the teaching of social conformity: students must write like everyone else.
  2. (uncountable) Conformity is the state of following rules or expectations.
    The army is there to ensure conformity with the UN resolutions.

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