adherence (n.)

  1. faithful support for a cause or political party or religion; attachment to a formal agenda; adherence to a fat-free diet; the adhesion of Seville was decisive

    [ Syn: attachment , adhesion ]

  2. the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition; the mutual adhesiveness of cells; a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion

    [ Syn: adhesiveness , adhesion , bond ]

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