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They form a powerful source of social control and conformity. Sociology (1995)Anglicans are perhaps being called to realise in a sharp and demanding way the cost of cultural conformity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We have previously noted that workplace norms calling for conformity or independence frequently extend into the home as well. Sociology (1995)As conformity in religious life has declined, choice has become a more important factor. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)These may produce external obedience, or conformity to the law. Christianity Today (2000)What is necessary in a group is not complete conformity of ideas, but commitment. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)In general, social interaction requires careful conformity to social convention. Sociology (1995)Yet time was when grey was seen as boring, dull, the definition of conformity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The "I" represents innovation; the "me" social convention and conformity. Sociology (1995)
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British English: conformity NOUN
If something happens in conformity with something such as a law or someone's wishes, it happens as the law says it should, or as the person wants it to.
The prime minister is, in conformity with the constitution, chosen by the president.
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