Quick answer
"Compliance" is a noun which is often translated as "la conformidad", and "artifice" is a noun which is often translated as "el artificio". Learn more about the difference between "compliance" and "artifice" below.
compliance(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (acquiescence)
a. la conformidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In compliance with the school's regulations, all students must wear uniforms.De conformidad con las normas del colegio, todos los alumnos deben llevar uniformes.
b. el cumplimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We will have strict controls to ensure compliance with our quality standards.Tendremos controles estrictos para asegurar el cumplimiento de los estándares de calidad.
c. conforme
In compliance with your instructions, we painted the house red.Conforme a tus instrucciones, pintamos la casa de rojo.
2. (submissiveness)
a. la docilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We can train your dog to achieve total compliance.Podemos entrenar a tu perro hasta lograr una completa docilidad.
3. (technology)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My car's suspension has very little compliance.La suspensión de mi carro tiene poca resistencia a la vibración.
You need to use materials that have high compliance; do not use stiff materials.Necesitas usar materiales con alta elasticidad; no uses materiales rígidos.
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artifice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el artificio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I think he's a master manipulator who will use any manner of artifice to trick people.A mí él me parece un manipulador de primera, dispuesto a utilizar cualquier tipo de artificio para engañar a los demás.
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