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flagrant

adjective
 
 
/ˈfleɪɡrənt/
shocking because of being so obviously wrong or bad: a flagrant disregard for the lawApparent and obviousVisibleSurprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
flagrantly adverb
Translations of “flagrant”
in Spanish flagrante…
in French flagrant…
in German offenkundig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 駭人聽聞的,公然的, 罪惡昭彰的…
in Russian вопиющий, возмутительный…
in Turkish kastî, ahlaksız, usulsüz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骇人听闻的,公然的, 罪恶昭彰的…
in Polish rażący…
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