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OBEDIENCE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Compliance with a command. prohibition, or known law and rule of duty prescribed; the performance of what is required or enjoined by authority, or the abstaining from what is prohibited, in compliance with the command or prohibition. Webster.


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