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abidance

[ uh-bahyd-ns ]
/ əˈbaɪd ns /
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noun
the act or state of abiding.
conformity; compliance (usually followed by by): strict abidance by the rules.
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Origin of abidance

First recorded in1640–50; abide +-ance

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