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English definition of “flout”

flout

verb [T]     /flaʊt/
to intentionally not obey a rule, law, or custom: Many motorcyclists flout the law by not wearing helmets. The orchestra decided to flout convention/tradition, and wear their everyday clothes for the concert.Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
(Definition of flout verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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