rule-abiding

See: obedient
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Russia's participation in the battle against ISIS -- and its return to the rule-abiding ranks of the international community -- may be worth the price.
Russia's participation in the battle against the IS -- and its return to the rule-abiding ranks of the international community -- may be worth the price.
One such opportunity was the third corollary--the opportunity to bring Iran in from the cold, where it could be transformed from a radical, nuclear-proliferating, renegade state into a rule-abiding, status quo partner in the fight against the jihadists.
What started out as a 'superb' campsite has deteriorated into a 'nightmare' for the present franchisee, who is constantly at odds with the CTO -- not to mention many 'lawless' tenants -- at the cost of rule-abiding tenants.
Our inspectional campaigns are still continuing to ensure that consumers' rights are maintained and rule-abiding merchandisers are supported," Al Boom said.
This unruly behaviour causes problems for rule-abiding motorists.
However, rather than target the careless smokers, they are targeting rule-abiding residents like myself.
Convinced of his socialist principles, Xavier was nevertheless motivated by "right-wing spirits," whose vision of an ordered Brazil, packed with rule-abiding citizens, was not dissimilar to that of the military dictatorship in the 1960s and '70s.
The municipality has also advised all beauty centers to openly display their certification in the centers, so that customers know that they are in a rule-abiding establishment.
He's then enlisted to work under rule-abiding and openly gay DS Porter Nash (Paddy Considine) to catch a cop killer.
The Incident Report presents itself in 144 brief, fastidiously observed reports that are all penned by Miriam, a faithful, rule-abiding employee at a Toronto public library and the novel's first-person narrator.
I'll tell you, Somali pirates won't pick on any ship flying a Russian flag again, instead they'll go back to picking on ships belonging to countries who are a soft touch with soft, rule-abiding governments, that's right - us.