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CEFR C1 Vocabulary - Lesson 46

Here you will learn some English words about permission or obligation, such as "comply", "observe", "liberal", etc. prepared for C1 learners.

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CEFR C1 Vocabulary
to adhere to
[verb]
to keep following a certain regulation, belief, or agreement
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to comply
[verb]
to act in accordance with rules, regulations, or requests
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to consent
[verb]
to give someone permission to do something or to agree to do it
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to defy
[verb]
to refuse to respect a person of authority or to observe a law, rule, etc.
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to observe
[verb]
to comply with laws or regulations
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compelling
[adjective]
persuasive in a way that captures attention or convinces effectively
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legitimate
[adjective]
officially allowed or accepted according to the rules or laws that apply to a particular situation
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liberal
[adjective]
willing to accept, respect, and understand different behaviors, beliefs, opinions, etc.
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obligatory
[adjective]
required or necessary as a result of a rule or law
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to be obliged to do sth
[phrase]
to have a moral duty or be forced to do a particular thing, often due to legal reasons
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out of the question
[phrase]
not allowed or possible
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restricted
[adjective]
limited or controlled by regulations or specific conditions
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rigorous
[adjective]
(of a rule, process, etc.) strictly followed or applied
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stern
[adjective]
serious and strict in manner or attitude, often showing disapproval or authority
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leniently
[adverb]
in a manner that is less strict when punishing someone or when enforcing a law
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allowance
[noun]
an amount of something that is permitted
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application
[noun]
the act of putting something to work
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clearance
[noun]
official permission to proceed or to happen
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enforcement
[noun]
the action of making people obey a law or regulation
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leave
[noun]
formal permission to do something
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green light
[noun]
approval to begin a project
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must
[noun]
something that is necessary to have or do
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obedience
[noun]
the action of respecting or following the instructions of someone in authority
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rejection
[noun]
the action of refusing to approve, accept, consider, or support something
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say-so
[noun]
the power one has to influence decisions and actions
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dos and don'ts
[phrase]
rules that determine what one should or should not do in a particular situation
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in accordance with
[preposition]
used to show compliance with a specific rule, guideline, or standard
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by the book
[phrase]
strictly adhering to established rules, procedures, or standardized practices
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to feel free to do sth
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to encourage someone to carry out a particular action without any reservations
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to play by one's own rules
[phrase]
to do things as one sees fit, not according to laws or rules
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to conform
[verb]
to be or act in accordance with a rule, standard, etc.
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non-compliant
[adjective]
refusing to follow a law or rule
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to commit
[verb]
to officially order to send a person to prison, psychiatric hospital, etc.
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conservative
[adjective]
supporting traditional values and beliefs and not willing to accept any contradictory change
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