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abidance


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abidance  \A*bid"ance\,  n. 
  The  state  of  abiding;  abode;  continuance;  compliance  (with). 
 
  The  Christians  had  no  longer  abidance  in  the  holy  hill 
  of  Palestine.  --Fuller. 
 
  A  judicious  abidance  by  rules  --Helps. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abidance 
  n  1:  acting  according  to  certain  accepted  standards  [syn:  {conformity}, 
  {conformation},  {compliance}]  [ant:  {disobedience},  {nonconformity}] 
  2:  the  act  of  dwelling  in  a  place  [syn:  {residency},  {residence}] 
  3:  the  act  of  abiding  (enduring  without  yielding) 




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