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insubordination

noun [U]     /ˌɪn.səˌbɔː.dɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌbɔːr-/ disapproving
refusing to obey orders from people in authority: an act of insubordination Several officers were arrested for insubordination.DisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantBad and wrong behaviour
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