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defiance

noun [U]
 
 
/dɪˈfaɪ.ənts/
when you refuse to obey someone or something
对抗;对立;违抗
The demonstration is a pointless act/gesture of defiance against the government.
通过示威来对抗政府是一种毫无意义的行为/姿态。
In defiance of the ceasefire, rebel troops are again firing on the capital.
叛军违反停火协定再次向首都开火。
Opposing and againstDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
(Definition of defiance from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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