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- ‘What are you comparing, the laxity in enforcement or the law abidance?’
- ‘The purpose is to promote freedom of expression, which is complemented by its abidance to uncompromising discipline.’
- ‘This degree of strict abidance may be variable between different groups, but those at the helm of the grassroots movements take it seriously.’
- ‘When the circumstances giving rise to the duress subside, they must return to law abidance as soon as reasonably practicable.’
- ‘By Monday, well before the deadline for abidance, their first flank capitulated.’
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