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floutverb [ T ]

uk /flaʊt/ us /flaʊt/

to intentionally not obey a rule, law, or custom:

Many motorcyclists flout the law by not wearing helmets.

(Definition of “flout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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floutverb [ T ]

us /flɑʊt/

to intentionally disobey a rule or law, or to intentionally avoid behavior that is usual or expected:

They think they can flout the law and get away with it.
He conducted business in his pajamas to flout convention.

(Definition of “flout” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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