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English definition of “insubordinate”

insubordinate

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.səˈbɔː.dɪ.nət/ us    /-ˈbɔːr-/ disapproving
(of a person) not willing to obey orders from people in authority, or (of actions and speech, etc.) showing that you are not willing to obey orders: an insubordinate childDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
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