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floutverb [T]

uk   us   /flaʊt/
to ​intentionally not ​obey a ​rule, ​law, or ​custom: Many ​motorcyclists flout the ​law by not ​wearinghelmets. The ​orchestradecided to flout convention/​tradition, and ​weartheireverydayclothes for the ​concert.
(Definition of flout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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floutverb [T]

 us   /flɑʊt/
to ​intentionallydisobey a ​rule or ​law, or to ​intentionallyavoidbehavior that is ​usual or ​expected: They ​think they can flout the ​law and get away with it. He ​conductedbusiness in his ​pajamas to flout ​convention.
(Definition of flout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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