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English definition of “disobedient”

disobedient

adjective  /ˌdɪs·əˈbid·i·ənt/ us  
not doing what you are told to do: a disobedient child
disobedience
noun [U]  /ˌdɪs·əˈbid·i·əns/ us  
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