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to abide by
/ɐbˈaɪd bˈaɪ/
verb
to follow the rules, commands, or wishes of someone, showing compliance to their authority
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adherence
/ədˈhɪɹəns/
noun
the fact of complying with a command, order, impulse, etc. or following someone's rules and beliefs
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to adhere to
/ɐdhˈɪɹ tuː/
verb
to keep following a certain regulation, belief, or agreement
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age limit
/ˈeɪdʒ lˈɪmɪt/
noun
a rule that prevents people of certain age from doing specific activities
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application
/ˌæpɫəˈkeɪʃən/
noun
the act of putting something to work
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to be to
/biː tˈuː/
verb
used to express necessity or obligation
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to bend / stretch the rules
phrase
to do something that is not strictly according to rules, often by making exceptions
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binding
/ˈbaɪndɪŋ/
adjective
legally impossible to avoid and must be obeyed
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to bring sth into force
phrase
‌to start to use or implement a new law, rule, etc.
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bylaw
/ˈbaɪˌɫɔ/
noun
a set of rules or directives made and maintained by an authority, especially in order to regulate conduct
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to bypass
/ˈbaɪˌpæs/
verb
to circumvent or avoid something, especially cleverly or illegally
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to circumvent
/ˌsɝkəmˈvɛnt/
verb
to evade an obligation, question, or problem by means of excuses or dishonesty
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circumvention
/ˌsɝkəmˈvɛntʃən/
noun
the act of evading something by going around it, especially in a clever or illegal way
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compelling
/kəmˈpɛɫɪŋ/
adjective
having a strong and convincing power that grabs attention and makes people want to be involved or believe
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compliance
/kəmˈpɫaɪəns/
noun
the act of following rules or regulations
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compliant
/kəmˈpɫaɪənt/
adjective
willingly obeying rules or doing what other people demand
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compulsory
/kəmˈpəɫsɝi/
adjective
forced to be done by law or authority
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condition
/kənˈdɪʃən/
noun
a rule or term that must be met to reach an agreement or make something possible
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conformance
/kənˈfɔɹməns/
noun
the act of following or obeying the rules of something particular
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to contravene
/ˈkɑntɹəˌvin/
verb
to violate an established legal standard, policy, or procedural protocol
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contravention
/ˌkɑntɹəˈvɛntʃən/
noun
refusal to conform with a law or rule
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controlled
/kənˈtɹoʊɫd/
adjective
constrained or managed by the law
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default
/dɪˈfɔɫt/
noun
a failure to fulfill official demands and obligations especially ones concerning financial matters
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to defy
/dɪˈfaɪ/
verb
to refuse to respect a person of authority or to observe a law, rule, etc.
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to deregulate
/diˈɹɛɡjəɫeɪt/
verb
to remove or reduce regulations or restrictions on a particular industry or activity
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deregulation
/diˌɹɛɡjəˈɫeɪʃən/
noun
the act of freeing from regulation (especially from governmental regulations)
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deregulatory
/diˈɹɛɡjəɫəˌtɔɹi/
adjective
relating to the removal or reduction of governmental power or regulations from an industry, commodity, etc.
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to comply
/kəmˈpɫaɪ/
verb
to act in accordance with rules, regulations, or requests
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to suppose
/səˈpoʊz/
verb
to be required to do something, especially because of a rule, agreement, tradition, etc.
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derogation
/dˌɛɹəɡˈeɪʃən/
noun
the partial abolishment of a law or restriction; an occasion in which a law or rule can be ignored or circumvented
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non-compliant
/nˌɑːnkəmplˈaɪənt/
adjective
refusing to follow a law or rule
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to break in
/bɹˈeɪk ˈɪn/
verb
to enter someone's property by force and without their consent, particularly to steal something
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clarion call
/klˈæɹiən kˈɔːl/
noun
an instruction or message that is very clear about what needs to be done
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