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disobedientadjective

 us   /ˌdɪs·əˈbid·i·ənt/
not doing what you are told to do: a disobedient ​child
disobedience
noun [U]  us   /ˌdɪs·əˈbid·i·əns/
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disobedientadjective

uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈbiː.di.ənt/  us   /ˌdɪs.əˈbiː.di.ənt/
disobedience
noun [U] uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈbiː.di.əns/  us   /ˌdɪs.əˈbiː.di.əns/
disobediently
adverb uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈbiː.di.ənt.li/  us   /ˌdɪs.əˈbiː.di.ənt.li/
(Definition of disobedient from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disobedient”
in Arabic عَاصٍ, مُتَمَرِّد…
in Korean 반항하는…
in Portuguese desobediente…
in Catalan desobedient…
in Japanese 反抗的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不服从的,不听话的…
in Turkish itaatsiz, başına buyruk, dik başlı…
in Russian непослушный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不服從的,不聽話的…
in Italian disubbidiente…
in Polish nieposłuszny…
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